INTRODUCTION TO ROCK ANCHOR BUILDING
Mammoth Lakes, California - 1 day
California Alpine Guides
a division of International Alpine Guides.
INTRO TO ROCK CLIMBING ANCHOR BUILDING OVERVIEW
Learning to build solid and safe anchors for rock climbing is an important step towards leading rock climbs on gear as well as setting up top rope anchors. Receiving professional instruction is key to getting a sound foundation on safely building anchors for rock climbing.
Let our American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) certified or trained rock climbing guides give you professional training in all how to build rock anchors. There many different theories and ideas on what constitutes a solid rock anchors but with us you can rest assured you are receiving world standard training aspects of climbing. The AMGA is the premier guide training organization in the United States and the only one recognized by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Assoc. Always look for AMGA trained rock climbing guides.
- Types of rock protection gear
- Placement of nuts, cam devices
- Use of large natural objects as anchors
- Proper anchor construction and principles
- How to belay using rock anchors
- Top rope anchors
This is a primarily a course taught on the ground practicing gear placement and anchors. We have numerous venues throughout the Mammoth Lakes area we use for this course.
SKILL & EXPERIENCE LEVEL
Previous rock climbing experience preferred but not required.
Custom dates available from April Through November
COST PER DAY:
- All technical rock climbing equipment
- AMGA certified or trained guides