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Bridget Kilgallon
SMC Women's Trad Clinic Recap

SMC Women's Trad Clinic Recap

This Summer, Arêt Basewear had the opportunity to partner with Sierra Mountain Center, located in Bishop, CA, to kick off a Women’s Trad Clinic. Apart from taking the avid sport climber to next level trad climbing (short for traditional climbing), ladies learned the skills necessary to master single pitch trad climbs including placing active versus passive gear, anchor building and cleaning, considerations while leading trad, and beyond. Alicia Trigeiro (above) was one of the women who participated. She raves, “The clinic was such a great experience, especially since it was all ladies, including our awesome guide Lindsay! I regret not...

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