Climbing Gym to Crag (Focus Anchors)

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Are you a Climber wanting to know how to setup Top Rope climbs outside? If so, this class is perfect for you. Offering the best student to instructor ratio in North Carolina, our instructors meet you where you are, and give you plenty of time for 1-on-1 instruction.

The course starts off with a review of basic climbing movement, and belay techniques then moves into the topics you need to understand, to safely climb outside. By the end of the day, each participant will get to set up their own top rope system and climb on it.

Who is this for? All climbers looking to learn or refresh their knowledge of top rope systems, anchor building techniques, risk management and climbing gear fundamentals.

Client to guide ratio: 4:1

Trip Length: This is a full day course and requires participants to bring a lunch

2021 Dates: March 20th, May 15th, June 12, June 13, July 10, July 11, September 18, September 19

Want more dates? With two or more students we can provide custom dates. Just reach out by using the contact us button below.

Location: Unless requested, this course takes place at Table Rock, North Carolina. Any of the following locations can be requested at no additional coat. Request must be made two weeks prior to the course date. Crowders Mountain State Park, Pilot Mountain State Park, Rocky Face Recreational Area, Rumbling Bald, and Big Rock.


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Cost for Full Day
1 $225
2 $165 Each
3 $130 Each
4 $100 Each


*Curious on pricing? Contact us to find out how many people are already registered.

Topics Covered:

  • Using guide books and topography maps
  • Introduction to climbing Knots (Figure 8 follow through, Boling, Clove Hitch, Water knot, double fisherman’s)
  • Building natural and fixed(bolted) anchors
  • Approaching the edge
  • Body movement
  • Outdoor belaying
  • Climbing safety
  • Using a redirect
  • Knowledge of climbing gear and equipment essentials
  • LNT

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NC Outdoor Adventures

NC Outdoor Adventures,
1173 Whitson Branch Rd.
Bakersville NC 28705
Phone: (828) 260-4505
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