The Mentor Movement
Teaching the skills towards becoming an Educated and Responsible Outdoor Recreationalist
Teaching the foundational skills of climbing to set one up for the adventures to come.
Top rope and lead belay
General movement on rock, climbing 5.8 comfortably on Top Rope
Ability to carry 30 lb pack for over a mile
Stoke to learn skills to become self-sufficient in the sport of climbing
2 guided days out with AMGA certified guide(Sat & Sun of each weekend)
2 nights of camping accommodations (Fri & Sat of each weekend)
Group and personal climbing gear
: Starting from how to read a guidebook and Mountain Project, to planning out where your adventures will take you.
How to build a variety of anchors and assess security and redundancy
Rappelling and Lowering:
ethics around both techniques, skills to tackle both, all while understanding how to make the decision of which technique is best suited for which situation one may find themselves in.
Learn the foundational skills to understand what it takes to set up a climb.
Day 1: Forming Meaningful Belaytionships
Route finding, reading a guide book, planning out your trip
Learn how to build and asses a variety of Anchors
Develop the skills, while understanding the ethics and difference of Lowering and Rappelling off a route (how to clean a route)
Put all of your new skills to work! Repetition is key when learning new tools!
Day 2: Becoming a Leader
Tying all of the skills from the previous two weekends together
Allowing space to practice skills and solidify confidence in education
Opportunities to Mock Lead while diving deeper into the ‘How-To’s of setting up routes to facilitate your own day out to climb
Camping included close to climbing destination for Fri & Sat nights
Check out some of the best climbing destinations on the Eastside!
Building foundational skills
Your Instructor: Jessica Olson