Fitness level 2: Easy Active
Skill level 1: Beginner
Group size: 9
Take your climbing skills to the next level in an all women environment. This level one anchors course will introduce you to foundational anchor concepts, and will give you the tools to build top rope anchors off of bolts, rocks, and trees. This by women, for women course begins to build your toolkit to allow you to climb outside on your own. We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program focusing on the construction and assessment of anchors. All gear will be provided by REI Outdoor School.
- Learn how to identify and build effective, solid climbing anchors
- Learn about a variety of anchors, both natural and artificial
- 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 environment