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Plastic to Classic: Intro to Trad Climbing

May 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - May 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm The Front Climbing Club $175

Bridge the gap between indoor and outdoor climbing

1 indoor classes (2 hours), 1 outdoor class (6 hours)
$150 for members | $175 for non-members
“Trad”, or traditional, climbing means placing protection on lead and building anchors with removable, re-usable equipment that fits into cracks in the rock. While most trad-climbers no longer trust their lives to a machine nut with some string tied through it, learning how to place modern equipment securely takes practice and a creative mind. Get started with each in this exciting new course!
This course is offered in partnership with Bear House Mountain Guides and is a two day series.

What You’ll Learn
Site selection
Assessing rock quality
Passive protection
Active protection
Placement strategy
Building pre-equalized anchors
Sling use and racking
Leave No Trace for climbers

Who Should Take It
Lead belay and lead climb certified climbers who desire to climb where bolts are fewer and cracks are aplenty: Little Cottonwood, Indian Creek, Joshua Tree, Yosemite, and alpine routes the world over! Gear lust is also helpful.

Details

Start:
May 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
End:
May 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Cost:
$175
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Website:
http://frontslc.com/ws/programs/climbing-classes/

Venue

The Front Climbing Club
225 20th St.
Ogden, UT 84401 United States
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