Anchor Building

6 Hours


Golden, CO

About the Course

Learn how to set up your own climbing rope on a bolted anchor. Once you know the basics of outdoor rock climbing, this is the next step. We will instruct on the skill required to safely set up a top-rope for climbing on a bolted sport route. We will instruct on gear knowledge, bolt access, bolt evaluation, various anchors, rappelling, and anchor cleaning. This class takes place on North table Mountain in Golden, CO. This is only minutes from Denver. Directions will be emailed with booking confirmation.

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Trip Itinerary

10:00 AM - Meet Your Guide and Gear Up
You will meet your climbing guide at North Table Mountain in Golden, CO (Directions provided upon booking). We will supply any required equipment you don’t already have.
10:30 AM - Hike to Our Cliff
Expect amazing views of the Colorado mountains and Denver as we hike to our rappelling cliff on top of the mountain.
11:00 AM - Learn the Skills
Learn how to access the cliff edge and set up various anchors on two-bolt anchor.
12:30 AM - Rappelling Time
Learn to rappel after setting up your anchor. Then climb the anchor system you built.
2:00 PM - Anchor Cleaning
Learn to remove all equipment and rappel after finishing the climb.
4:00 PM - Depart
We will have covered all the skills required to safely and efficiently set up a top-rope anchor. Hope to see you for a future course!
Equipment List

You can purchase your own equipment or borrow ours until after the course.

  • Climbing Shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Belay Device (Tube Style)
  • Climbing Rope (60-70m)
  • Locking Carabiners (4)
  • Cordelette (15ft)
  • Personal Anchoring System (PAS)


Wonderful experience today taking the Anchor Building course. It really exceeded expectations. Dan made all the technical learning so approachable and fun while also making me feeling completely safe, I had such a blast and acquired so much more knowledge on rock climbing in general. He has a great approach to teaching, I'm so excited I now have the skills and the confidence to take my climbing to the next level. If you're looking to expand your knowledge, skills and confidence in rock climbing, or even just looking for a really fun day out, this company is worth it! Very happy I went for it!
rock climbing on north table mountain
May 2019
Very informative class. The people were fun and Dan was an excellent instructor. I learned so much and am truly hooked on rock climbing. I intend to continue taking classes with this company
completing the climb
Kate D.
July 2018
So I have been climbing my whole life and when I got the opportunity to go to CO I had to hit the rock. Dan with DCC is not only extremely personable, he is extremely knowledgeable and safe. His experience showed and I have to say I will most definitely be back.
learning to rock climb
John H.
April 2017
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