Anchor Building

Building Climbing Anchors

First time learning about anchors or want to expand your knowledge of anchor building? This class will build a solid understanding of what makes an anchor strong and how to apply them in different situation. We'll first learn how to build an ERNEST anchor, and use that foundation to build more complex anchors for whatever the terrain may throw at us. 

 Topics Covered:

- Uses and limitations of materials 
- Common knots for anchor building
- Monolithic, two point, and multi point anchors
* Other topics may be included if time allows!*

Sign up online to guarantee yourself a space in each class. Walk in's are also welcome, but those pre-registered will have priority. If you cannot make a class you have registered for, please let our front desk staff know as soon as possible either through phone, email, or in person. 


Classes are offered upon request. Class length is about 2 hours. 


$42 for Members; $56 for non-members (day pass and rental gear included). 

 If you wish to request an instructional class, please click here and fill out the Instruction Form. A minimum of two people is required to run a class, so please add all interested parties! 

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