Lead Climbing Seminar At Greatfalls , Va.

Lead climbing and  Trad follower Skills

This meetup is for those interested in Trad climbing or those who have some Knowlege and want to up thier skills . You will learn advance techniques on placing traditional protection like cams , nuts , Hexes & nut tools . Setting anchors for multipitch climbing .  You will also learn how to remove this gear from the rocks , rope techniques , repelling .. If you already have some trad gear , please bring it .

Make sure you bring all your gear , Helment , Harness , shoes , belay device etc.   Bring water and snacks .

This meetup can only handle 5 climbers do to the advance Skills...

Directions From the Beltway (I-495):

Take exit 44 for Route 193, Georgetown Pike.
At the top of the exit ramp, there is a traffic light. If you are exiting from I-495 South, coming from Maryland and the George Washington Memorial Parkway, take a right at the light onto Route 193 West. If you are coming from I-495 North (the Inner Loop) from points south or I-66, you will take a left at the traffic light onto Route 193 West. About three miles down the road, you will come to another traffic light at the intersection of Old Dominion Dr. At the traffic light, you will see a sign for the park. Make a right at the light. Old Dominion Drive will dead end at our entrance station, about one mile down the road.

Dennis Hollidayoke,[masked]

Jared Rodrigues , [masked]

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  • Thad

    Thanks for a great seminar, Jared. Great way to spend the day. Hopefully you, Dennis, and I can climb again some time soon.

    July 29, 2012

  • Dennis H.

    An awesome day at greatfalls . Very nice post meal afterwards . Thanks everyone who came out and made it a fun day....

    July 29, 2012

  • Jared

    There is still room for a couple more. Dennis and I are going to get there a bit early to hog some rocks. If anyone is coming at the last minute, please meet us at dihederals.

    July 28, 2012

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  • Dennis H.
    Assistant Organizer
    Event Host
  • Jared
    He's bringing sexy back, Assistant Organizer
    Event Host
  • Thad
    Assistant Organizer

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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