MACC - ROCK 3: Rock Climbing Protection and Belay Anchors

  • 12/13/2018
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • 5209 Luce Avenue Suite A, McClellan, CA 95652
  • 16


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MACC - ROCK 3: ROCK CLIMBING PROTECTION AND BELAY ANCHORS is an indoor weekday evening training offering a combination of instruction, demonstration, and guided practice with a professional MAA instructor in a compact, accessible format. Completion will prepare you for success as an intermediate level traditional rock climber and help you be better qualified to attend MAA events. We'll do the following:

  • Orientation to lead climbing gear and equipment

  • Placing and assessing natural and artificial (active and passive) protection

  • Multi-directional anchors

  • Multi-point anchors


  • Equalization

  • V-angle

  • Belay options

RECOMMENDED FOR: All current MAA members who have attended the companion online training and/or have completed the prior level outdoor training, or have appropriate experience on their MAA profile.

EVENT LEADER: Darren Shutt,, (916) 872-3399

DURATION: 2.5 hours

MEET: MACC 5209 Luce Avenue Suite A, McClellan, CA 95652

WHAT TO BRING: All items on the gear list below

PERSONAL GEAR: Members are encouraged to use your own equipment. If you're missing something, loaner gear may be available. Please let the instructor know if you need something. All paying members receive a retail gear discount at Bobcat's Outdoor Adventure Sports. Brands include ArcTeryx, Black Diamond, Petzl, Mountain Hardwear, La Sportiva, Scarpa, Outdoor Research, MSR, Beal, Garmin and more.


  • Harness*

  • 4 locking carabiners*

  • 2 tied or sewn runners, 48"*

  • Auto-locking belay device*

  • Prusik cord

  • Any of your own rock protection and runners

*If you are without some of this important safety gear, it may be available for loan upon prior request, first-come, first serve. Please contact the event leader.

For more information or questions about this training event, please contact the listed event leaders, or, or (916) 692-0005.

(916) 692-0005

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