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Learning Lead Climbing Skills and Rock Rescue in Leavenworth

In June, Moun­tain Mad­ness Guide Jason Bro­man took two clients, Petey and Greg, to Leav­en­worth for a two day Inter­me­di­ate Rock Course fol­lowed by a day of instruc­tion in Rock Res­cue. On the course, our they learned the tech­niques of mul­ti-pitch climb­ing, place­ment of pro­tec­tion, lead climb­ing, and route find­ing on longer climbs. Under Jason’s watch, they built many anchors and placed a ton of gear. The weath­er allowed for three good days of crag­ging in Leav­en­worth, despite inter­mit­tent showers. 

Test­ing anchor-set­ting techniques

Check out some great pic­tures of their anchor con­struc­tion, crack climb­ing tech­niques and rap­pelling techniques.

Petey rap­pelling in Leavenworth

Petey and Greg soakin’ up the rays dur­ing their Rock Res­cue Course

Our full pho­to album is avail­able on Flickr and Face­book.