March 17 - Trad Climbing: Gear Placement & Anchors

March 17 - Trad Climbing: Gear Placement & Anchors


Learn how to confidently place your own gear and about materials that revolutionized climbing

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Time to start placing gear! No more following bolts! Be like Royal Robbins and don’t leave a trace, or better yet be like Lynn hill and free the Nose!

You will learn:

  • Nut & Cam placements

  • Passive & active protection

  • How to rig gear

  • Strength considerations of gear

  • How to judge rock quality

Experience Required: Our Tope Rope Anchors class OR our Sport Leading class OR our Rescue class OR equivalent personal climbing experience 


minimum: 8yrs, all children must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian

maximum: NONE