Self Rescue

Top Rope Acnhor

How do I set up a Top Rope?  What do I do at the top of a sport lead?  

What are self rescue Skills???  How can I build safe rope climbing systems for my friends and family?

-Terrain assessment

-Climbing site considerations, leave no trace, climbing etiquette to others

-Ground anchors and back up belayers

-Review of equipment (ropes, cords, various carabiners, harnesses)

-Using bolts and slings to create TR anchors


-Using a static line to create a TR system

-Personal anchor systems, tether lines or belays to set up TR

-Pre-equalized climbing anchors

-Self equalized climbing anchors

-Lowering techniques for you and your partner

How to Properly Use Climbing Protection

-Terrain assessment, micro and macro rock features

-Good gear placements and improper gear placements

-Cleaning and retrieving equipment

-Set traditional (clean climbing) protection such as slings, nuts, spring loaded camming devices (SLCDs), hexes, bolts, tricams, and various gear

-Understanding of chords, runners, slings, webbing, ropes, and how to use them properly.

-Build pre and self equalized climbing anchors.

-Build more anchors, and build a few more anchors!!

Self Rescue

-How to Ascend Rope

-How to Escape the Belay

-How to Transfer the Load

-How to Rappel with an Injured Climber

-How to Rescue a Top Rope Climber

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Ice Anchor


Half Day (4 hours)

1 person for $220
2 people $ 310
3 people $ 380
4-6 people – $100 per each additional person

Full Day (8 hours)

1 person $360
2 people $ 545
3 people $ 685
4-6 people – $100 per each additional person