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This trip is for people who have just started
trad leading, and would like to stretch their
legs on a multipitch, but with solid backup and
coaching along the way. We'll head to Mother's
day buttress (5.6 8 pitch trad route with
bolted anchors & cruxes), where the two
participants will lead the entire climb. I
have climbed this route multiple times, and so
can offer coaching on gear, double rope
management, route finding, etc. I'll also be
there as a backup and can take over leading if
If you are interested to come on this
climb, please send me a note at
susan.twitchell(at)gmail.com describing your
climbing experience and trad gear placement
training. Participants should have already
received instruction in the correct placement
of trad gear, and have lead at least some rock
climbs in the past (even just a few low
difficulty single pitch trad or multi-pitch
sport are fine), and be comfortable leading at
least 5.7 sport.
Required Items to Bring:
Trad rack (or whatever gear you have), helmet,
harness, personal anchor, belay device,
climbing shoes, anchor materials/backpack (the
route is a walkoff, so everything you bring is
coming up & over with us, choose carefully!).
This climbing event is inspired by the Women's
Mentoring Group, but participants of any gender
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 12:00 AM.