Gym-to-Crag Top Rope Skills

August 27th 2023



Dry practice of skills needed for top rope climbing. Please allow up to 8 hours.

4 people – 5-6 hours

6 people – 7 hours

8 people – 8 hours



-Anchor building

-Anchors to avoid

-Prussics/ third hand

-Cleaning anchors



-Crag etiquette and safety



-Ability to bottom (ie top rope) belay. I will not be teaching you to belay.

-Prior gym experience an asset


Required Equipment:


-Belay device


Recommended Equipment:

-Personal Anchor System (PAS)

-Min 2 locking Biners (up to 4 is better)

-3 non-locking biners

-Prussic cord

-Anchor material: 7mm cords 6 meters or 120cm slings, or 240m sling



-I have extra belay devices, biners, anchors, prussic cords

-It would be helpful if another person could bring a rope

-You do not need rock shoes or a helmet. We will not be climbing.

-Bring rain gear and warm clothes as we will be outside for the session.



-Brookmere Park, Coquitlam,-122.8874208,261a,35y,14.26h,0.59t/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x5486783928e168bf:0x353c79e0620b7375!8m2!3d49.2494839!4d-122.8877473?hl=en&authuser=0


Additional parking:’01.5%22N+122%C2%B053’30.9%22W/@49.250428,-122.894122,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m6!3m5!1s0x0:0xb246aef3441ffe54!7e2!8m2!3d49.2504284!4d-122.8919283,-122.8882899,20.31z

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