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Trip Information
Starts: Sat Jun 08, 2013
Return: Sun Jun 09, 2013

Registration opens: Tue May 14, 2013
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: A5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 16

Organizer: Justin Bennett
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Two days of theory and practical training on the essential knowledge needed to build a variety of anchor types for mountaineering and climbing. Note that this does not cover creating the original point of connection to the rock (no placement of gear or bolts is covered), that is Anchoring Intermediate.



Day One - Dennett Lake Bluff

Day Two - Group Choice (Squamish?)


Prerequisites: Basic knot skills (figure eight, clove hitch, water knot (aka ring bend/tape knot), double fisherman’s)



  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Suitable clothing for the weather (potentially all day in the rain)
  • Webbing (1” or 9/16”)( min 6m)
  • Cord  (7 or 8mm) (min 6m)
  • Non-lock biners (min 6)
  • Locking biners (min 4, more recommended)
  • 1 Rope (>30M length, 7 – 11mm diameter)
  • Belay/Rappel device
  • Available sewn slings
Trip Photos
Anchoring Basics (img 1177)
_Anchoring Basics (img 1177)
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