Rock Climbing 201-Rock Climbing Anchors and Gear Placement

Rock Climbing 201-Rock Climbing Anchors and Gear Placement

Date: November 18 - November 19, 2017

Course Category: Rock Climbing 201-Rock Climbing Anchors and Gear Placement    

Location: North Carolina

Instructor: Travis Weil

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This two day course is ideal for climbers wanting to learn more advanced skills such as gear placement and building anchors with artificial gear (Stoppers, Cams, Hex’s Tri-Cams, etc) and to look at some basic necessary skills such as self rescue and problem avoidance in single pitch climbing. This course will also start looking at following pitches to prepare you to belay and follow lead climbers in a trad single or multipitch setting.

With the Rock 101 and 201 under your belt you will have all the skills to try out our specialized Intermediate Level courses such as the Single Pitch Rescue and Lead Climbing courses which will take you to the next level of confidence and skills.

Topics Covered:

  • Advanced climbing movement skills
  • Knots and rope work skills
  • Belaying the lead climber
  • Following trad lead pitches, gear removal, racking, communication
  • Introduction to self rescue and problem avoidance in a single pitch setting
  • Creating anchors using Natural and Artificial components anchors for top rope climbing set ups
  • Climbing equipment showing you what you need, what you don’t need as well as looking at storage and proper use
  • Climbing history and ethics, Leave No Trace wilderness skills
  • Debunking common myths in climbing and climbing equipment
  • Lots of Climbing!

For more information and pricing see the full course description here.