Sport Anchor Building and Cleaning Course
Learn to Clean + Build Sport Anchors
This course is perfect for those who have completed our Introduction to Outdoor Rock climbing course.
This is a 1+ day course designed for the beginner climber.
In this course, the focus is sport anchors, cleaning and rappelling. Students are to learn how to build and clean sport anchors.
In the evening on day 1, students will meet at Cultivate Climbing Saturday from 5pm – 7pm for an introduction and overview of the course. On day 2, students will meet at the discussed outdoor location for a full day of instruction, practice and application.
The course covers risk management, anchor materials, carabiner types, knots, and techniques like Fixed and Focused, SERENE, Quad, Quick draw anchor, Clean to lower, and Clean to rappel. You’ll have the opportunity to practice and apply these techniques in a supervised environment.
This course is an essential foundation for climbers who want to learn how to lead climbs. Even if you’re not interested in leading, knowing how to clean the anchor and get down safely is crucial for any climber.