Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection - Level 1

10:00am4:00pm
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$90 for REI Members

$110 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 13
  • Group size 6 people

Learn the basics of building climbing anchor systems. We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. Traditional climbing gear use is covered in Artificial Climbing Anchors. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. Although this outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors and not on climbing movement, it is designed for participants with climbing and belaying experience.

  • Learn how to identify and build effective, solid climbing anchors
  • Learn about a variety of anchors, both natural and fixed
  • Learn how to place removable anchors
  • Learn about common gear used to build climbing anchors and how it can be used in a variety of different environments

What to bring with you

Map image of Sprain Ridge Park Yonkers

More directions and information

Continue to end at light. Turn left onto Otis Drive and follow around outside of parking garage, then enter the parking lot for Dicks Sporting Goods. There is a $3.00 parking fee for this lot for the day.