Anchor building 


Solid anchor building skills are a must for any climber at any level.

This 1 day course will teach you safe and efficient anchor building techniques so you can get out climbing on your own. An On the Rocks anchor building course will prepare you with the necessary skills to safely build your own climbing anchors for top roping outdoors, in a variety of different scenarios. 

Gain theoretical and practical knowledge of safe, effective anchoring.

What will I learn?

Anatomy of an Anchor

Assessing and selecting anchor points

Load distribution/Vector forces/Equalization methods 

Climbing knots

Anchor redundancy

Anchor assessment

Cliff-top safety

Outdoor transitioning tips

Rappelling (optional) 

Rock Respect Climber's Code

  • Climbers with some experience are welcome. 

  • Outdoor climbing experience recommended

  • No pre-requisite for climbing ability 

What's Included?
  • 1 day course

  • Taught by a certified climbing guide

  • All necessary climbing gear

  • 1:6 Maximum guide to participant ratio

  • Price Includes Tax

  • 2 day Top Rope Climbing Course includes Intro to Outdoor Climbing and Anchor Building

book a course

Choose a climbing adventure. Courses can be rescheduled, changed or refunded (minus deposit) until 14 days before booked date.

Book a date for your course. Don't see what you're looking for? Email us to ask about availability!

Your course is booked! Time to start getting stoked! Don't forget to pay the course fees by 14 days before the course.

Pay remaining course fees



1-Day Per Person                   $200     Check Dates

2-Day Per Person                   $350.    Check Dates

PRIVATE COURSES                  

1 Person                                 $550                    

2 People                                 $650

3 People                                 $725

4 People                                 $800

5 People                                 $875

6 People                                 $950

* HST included in prices 

*Additional Entrance fees for Rattlesnake Point