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Climbers of Color Rock

Bouldering, Route Setting, and More

Climbers of Col­or is a Wash­ing­ton State non-prof­it (est. 2017) that aims to pro­mote diver­si­ty, equi­ty and inclu­sion in the climb­ing and moun­taineer­ing com­mu­ni­ty by devel­op­ing lead­ers of color.

To accom­plish its mis­sion of engag­ing the BIPOC com­mu­ni­ty in the climb­ing world, Climbers of Col­or pro­vides sup­port­ive men­tor­ship, tech­ni­cal train­ing and access to key resources includ­ing gear and schol­ar­ships. To learn more vis­it their web­site.

Intro to Boul­der­ing
The Intro­duc­tion to Out­door Boul­der­ing will pro­vide all the skills you will need to boul­der out­side whether it’s for the first time or you have only been a few times. This class will con­sist of one full day (first half of instruc­tion and the sec­ond half free boul­der­ing time togeth­er). Loca­tion: Leav­en­worth, WA

Inter­me­di­ate Boul­der­ing
Inter­me­di­ate Out­door Boul­der­ing is for the climber who is famil­iar with out­door boul­der­ing and wants to take their peb­ble wrestling fur­ther. This class will con­sist of one full day (first half of instruc­tion and the sec­ond half free boul­der­ing time togeth­er). Loca­tion: Leav­en­worth, WA

Intro to Route­set­ting
This intro­duc­to­ry clin­ic pro­vides a glimpse into the set­ting process, and also gives stu­dents a chance to set their own boul­der prob­lems. Par­tic­i­pants will learn the intri­ca­cies of set­ting, how to artic­u­late move­ment, and the fore­run­ning process. This class will con­sist of one full day at the Seat­tle Mountaineers.

Haul­ing for Route­set­ters Flash Clin­ic
The Haul­ing for Route­set­ting clin­ic will review ascend­ing ropes and haul­ing gear to set routes for sport climb­ing. Actu­al route­set­ting will not be cov­ered, for set­ting routes take our Intro to Route­set­ting. Flash clin­ics are small clin­ics of up to 4 hours focus­ing on one climb­ing top­ic or skill. This class will con­sist of one full day at the Seat­tle Mountaineers.

Pho­tos by Luis Salazar (main head­er image and first four left to right below and Mike Manuel (fifth image from left)

Price

  • All Course Options

    $1 – 1 Day

Dates

Policies

Intro to Bouldering

Loca­tion — Leavenworth

Ratio — 6:1

Intermediate Bouldering

Loca­tion — Leavenworth

Ratio — 6:1

Intro to Routesetting

Loca­tion — Seat­tle Mountaineers

Ratio — 4:1

Hauling for Routesetters

Loca­tion — Seat­tle Mountaineers

Ratio — 4:1

Difficulty

Advanced Beginner