Alpine Academy : Sport Anchors
May 15, 2019
Coordinator: Dan Scofield
Excursion Time: 1.5 hours (car-to-car)
The 1st in a series of indoor workshops geared towards teaching all the skills needed to climb outside, starting with top rope basics and working up to alpine multi-pitch.
Climbing basics recap: belay & rappel, commands, safety checks, knots
Common sport climbing anchors: how to build them, needed gear, pros and cons of each
If there's time: cleaning and converting sport anchors to safely get to the ground with all of your gear
The series of workshops will be held in the gym at my office. 630-8pm Wednesday evenings.Signed Up: 11
Maximum Allowed: 20
|Required Equipment (each participant): Helmet, Harness, Belay/rappel device (tube-style), 1 locker, 2 non lockers, 2 prusiks or personal anchor system|
Optional Equipment (each participant): Beer or your drink of choice, Sewn runners, Webbing, Cordlette, Carabiners, Quickdraws, Anything you think could be used to build an anchor (good to practice with the gear you'll be using)
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