rock climb - intro to trad gear placement - June 14, 2022

An evening of introducing climbers to how to place traditional, clean protection. Topics covered will include be various types of clean protection, how to look for placements, and directions of pull. Helmets required, but we will not be leaving the ground. $15 suggested donation for training workshops; contact Mark Maier for electronic payments or bring cash. All donations go to the WMC mountaineering fund that buys the ropes and top rope anchor kits. Bring any trad gear you are interested in using, and additional gear will be available for learning. Bring a nut tool, if you have one. We will practice placements at either the pointy rock in Ledgemere picnic area, or the easy trad routes at Beach Ball Wall, depending on stream flow level.

Organizer:Paul Gettings
Date:Tue Jun 14 2022
Meeting Place:Ledgemere Picnic Area outside parking. Park on north side of Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, across from upper Ledgemere entrance.
Meeting Time:5:45 pm