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How to set up a top rope anchor.

Learn how to set up top rope anchors and clean them when you're done.
GYM TO CRAG

This course is great for those who top rope in the gym and want to get outside to climb on their own. 

PREREQUISITES

  • Some indoor top rope climbing experience

  • Able to tie in with a Figure 8

  • Able to top rope belay with your device of choice
    *It's totally ok if you need a little coaching on these skills, your instructor will fill in any gaps if necessary.

 

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

This course will teach you how to use an anchor line to access bolted anchors at the top of the cliff:

  • Knots for anchoring

  • Anchoring principles

  • Using an anchor line to access bolt anchors at the top of a cliff

  • How to set up a top rope anchor on bolts

  • How to clean a bolted anchor

  • Rope management strategy

  • Outdoor climbing etiquette

  • Lots of climbing of course!

OPEN ENROLLMENT GROUP COURSES

This course must reach a minimum enrollment of 2 students 30 days in advance to run. If we do not reach the minimum students, we will cancel the course and provide a full refund.

 

Learning new skills is better with friends. Please let them know about this course. Or if you would like to book a private instructional day click here.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?
  • AMGA Certified Single Pitch Instructor at a 1:4 ratio

  • All climbing equipment

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
  • Transportation. You will follow in your vehicle to the climbing area and depart from that location when your trip is complete.

  • Gratuities. Your AMGA Certified Guide is a trained service provider who takes pride in offering you the best service possible. Tips are a way to show your appreciation for their professionalism. We recommend 10-20% of your total trip price as a starting point.

 

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