The first step to being an independent climber is learning how to set up top-ropes. Setting anchors upon which your and others’ lives depend must be done correctly. This one-day class teaches you how to build a variety or rock climbing anchors – from simple top-rope anchors to advanced multi-pitch configurations.
Knowing how and where to build anchors is a fundamental skill required for all types of rock climbing. Learn to build them well.
- Learn what equipment you need and how to manage a top-rope site
- Learn the difference between a top-rope anchor and a multi-pitch anchor
- Gain insight into how to assess site hazards
- Learn the highest standards for anchors
- Receive constructive feedback from a professional guide
- Gain the knowledge to build anchors and climb on your own
Experience with basic knots, belaying and climbing commands
Price includes & Excludes:
Includes: harness, helmet, climbing shoes and belay device
Boulder Rock Club
2829 Mapleton Avenue
Boulder, CO 80301
Big Daddy Bagels
106 N Rubey Dr # D
Golden, CO 80403
With a sixteen-bed lodge available exclusively to Colorado Mountain School students, SPI candidates are welcome to reserve a bed, but should be aware that there course meets each morning in Boulder - approximately a 50 minute drive from our logde. Our lodge is located in downtown Estes Park with a full kitchen, WiFi and hot showers. Lodging must be book separately for $30/night. Please call our office for reservations.
All of our courses can be run as private outings. If you're interested in a course, but it doesn't fit into your schedule, please check out our private guiding options.