1 Day Anchors 101 Course

Anchors are one of if not “the” most fundamental parts of rock climbing.

Gaining knowledge of different anchor types, how to build them, and how to evaluate them is critical for being a safe climber.

Get hands-on experience with various materials and scenarios to practice your anchor skills and consider their different applications.

This comprehensive and intensive one on one course of instruction will guide each student through the process of creating safe and reliable anchor systems, imparting the knowledge and experience to evaluate the multitude of anchor situations found worldwide.


1 person: $399
2 people: $299
3 people: $250
max 3 guests to 1 guide

Additional 9.75% Sales Tax and Permit Fees added at checkout

Payment methods:
Cash: 5% discount
Check or Venmo; 3% discount

We can accept all major credit cards with a 4% additional fee.

Best Program For:
Anchoring Fundamentals
Individualized instruction
Retention of Information

Time: 6-8 hours depending on number of participants
Prerequisites: Basic Top rope experience
Ages: 12-80
Fitness Level: 1
Slower paced program with less elevation gain and more options for guest with lower fitness levels.
Strength: ability to climb an 8 foot ladder leaning against a house
Aerobic: ability to walk up 3 flights of stairs
Balance: ability to stand on one foot for 10 seconds.

Season: Year round with dates of unavailability
Group size: 3 guests to 1 guide max
1/2 to 1 mile of hiking
Anchor construction/evaluation
In depth instruction
real world application

What to Bring:
-2 liters of water
-Day pack or hydration pack
-Hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses
-Season appropriate clothing
-Appropriate footwear -Footwear and clothing suggestions link:

Reservation/Cancellation Policy: 
2 weeks before the scheduled program date we will call to obtain a credit card number to hold the reservation.  We do not charge a deposit to this card it simply holds the reservation.

Cancellations of the program with less than 24 hours notice will be charged 100% of the program fee.

No shows will be charged 100% of the program fee.

If we need to cancel the program for any reason, there is no fee.