Clinics

Basics Clinics

Start End
9/9 6:30 8:30pm
9/16 6:30 8:30pm
9/23 6:30 8:30pm
9/30 6:30 8:30pm
10/7 6:30 8:30pm
10/28 6:30 8:30pm
11/11 6:30 8:30pm
12/2 6:30 8:30pm

Lead Clinics 

Two 3-hour parts for a total of 6 hours

Part I 9/21/15 7:00-10PM Part II 9/23/15 7:00-10PM
Part I 10/26/15 7:00-10PM Part II 10/27/15 7:00-10PM
Part I 11/16/15 7:00-10PM Part II 11/18/14 7:00-10PM

 

Specialty

Start End Activity
Mon 9/14/15 6:00PM 8PM Route Setting Clinic
Tues 9/20/15 5:30PM 7 PM Gri Gri Clinic
Mon 9/28/15 8:00PM 10PM Movement Clinic
Wed 9/30/15 5:30PM 7 PM Crack Clinic
Mon 10/12/15 6:00PM 8PM Route Setting Clinic
Tues 10/20/15 5:30PM 7 PM Gri Gri Clinic
Mon 10/26/15 8:00PM 10PM Movement Clinic
Wed 10/28/15 5:30PM 7PM Crack Clinic
Mon 11/16/15 6:00PM 8pm Route Setting Clinic

Clinic Descriptions

To sign up for a clinic either email cetasis@whitman.edu or sign up at the climbing center!

Basics Clinics 
This two-hour clinic teaches the basics of top rope climbing and belaying including safety checks, tying in with the figure-8 follow-through knot, and climbing commands. (No experience necessary) Ages: 14 to Adults 

$10/person for clinic only.

 

Lead Clinics 
This clinic consists of two sessions of three hours each and teaches the basics of lead climbing and belaying. (You must have already passed the top rope climb/belay proficiency test to take this clinic)

Specialty Clinics

Generally offered once per semester, the following specialty clinics offer instruction on a variety of climbing topics:

  • GriGri
  • Crack Climbing
  • Movement
  • Rappelling
  • Belay take-over & pick-of