Top-Roping: Advanced Anchors
Building on Rock Basics, this course focuses on building the more
complex anchors that many great routes require. After gaining the
skills required to place traditional gear, clients will have the
ability to set up any route with TR accessibility. This is essential
to enjoying the awesome climbs in places such as Joshua Tree where
the vast majority of the climbs require gear anchors.
Call to schedule your Top-Roping:
Advanced Anchors Rock Climbing Course
Intermediate - experience required
Top-Roping: Rock Basics
● Equipment - In addition to
the equipment we used in Rock Basics, this course will cover traditional
gear such as cams and chocks. You will learn to effectively place and
remove camming units as well as different types of chocks such as nuts,
hexagonal chocks, and Tri-cams.
● Knots - Building on the knots learned in Rock Basics,
you will master several other knots necessary to build gear anchors.
● Top Rope Anchors - Your instructor will show you the
proper way to set up a bomber top- rope anchor. You will be shown
various techniques to achieve an EARNEST anchor using passive, active,
and natural protection.
After completion of this course you will qualify to take any of our
advanced courses. If you’re interested in learning how to lead climb our
sport or traditional climbing classes would be a good direction to go as
you build on your knowlege of traditional climbing gear. As with all
climbers it is always a good idea to take a climber self rescue class so
that you’re always prepared for any situation