This is an awesome class to really understand how the whole anchoring thing works. I highly recommend it for folks who are looking to set up their own topropes and want to know how to do it safely (obviously hyper critical to do it right)!
The Anchors Beyond the Basics class is designed for climbers who want to utilize climbing on top rope routes. The class will increase your knowledge of safety systems, as well as climbing technique. Participants will learn how to build an anchor for top rope climbs.
In this course you will learn:
Advanced climbing knot
Building top rope anchors (using American Mountain Guides Association standards)
Dynamics involved in top rope anchors
Meetup price $79 per person down from $139 retail
Learn the fundamentals of setting up a top rope anchor
Learn about the dynamics of rock climbing anchors
Taught by AMGA certified Single Pitch Instructor
What to expect
Hands on instruction
Interactive learning environment
Enjoy some of the most pristine nature in the Santa Cruz Mountains
The meeting of outdoor lovers, just like you!
Treks and Tracks provides all climbing equipment including:
Ropes, belay devices
Comfortable and weather appropriate clothing
Lunch and/or snack
1-2 liters of water
A day pack
Sturdy walking shoes or boots
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By participating in any event organized by the organizers, co-organizers, or assistant organizers of Bay Area Mountaineering Meetup (collectively “BAMM”), you understand and agree that BAMM only provides a service to organize the meeting place and time of various outdoor activities in which its members voluntarily participate (“Meetup Events”), but provides no other service or expertise regarding the Meetup Events. Many of the Meetup Events include mountaineering, rock climbing, ice climbing, and related activities, which are inherently dangerous sports involving a high risk of personal injury, property damage, and death (“Risks”). BAMM are not professional guides, do not possess any special training in those inherently dangerous sports, and make no profit from your participation in any Meetup Event. BAMM does not owe and does not accept any duty, and is not responsible in any way, for your health or safety when you participate in any Meetup Event. BY PARTICIPATING IN ANY MEETUP EVENT, YOU EXPRESSLY ASSUME ALL RISKS INVOLVED IN THAT EVENT, AND YOU AND YOUR HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND ASSIGNS AGREE TO RELEASE BAMM FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND LIABILITY ON ACCOUNT OF, OR IN ANY WAY RESULTING FROM, THE RISKS INVOLVED IN THE MEETUP EVENT, WHETHER CAUSED BY YOUR OWN NEGLIGENCE, THE NEGLIGENCE OF BAMM, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE.