Basic Climbing Anchors


Basic climbing anchors...

Anchor types, components, required knots and hitches, use of natural and artificial protection (stoppers, tricams, hexes, SLCDs), and critical elements of safe anchor construction. Understand and apply SERENE and ERNEST principles in hands-on practice with individual instruction.

We will spend the day together going over core concepts with some time spent in a classroom type environment and the bulk of the time outdoors putting the freshly acquired skills to use.  


Basic skills covered

  • Natural Anchors

  • Passive Chocks

  • Mechanical Chocks

  • Fixed Gear

  • Fall Factor

  • Direction of Pull

  • Knots, Bends and Hitches

  • Belay Anchors

  • Trad Anchors

  • Bolted Anchors


Typical Cost $95

Duration: 1 Day

Please check our calendar of events for a current list of scheduled training sessions.


Custom Training 

Training can also be customized and scheduled based on your availability. Feel free to contact us any time to inquire about your desired topic and we can discuss available dates and participant minimums.   

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