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Bay area anchor building


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Danny Herrera · · San Bruno, CA · Joined Jul 2015 · Points: 330

  • I am living in oakland, and looking to practice some trad anchors around the area. Anywhere close? I have climbed at cragmont and not sure where they practice at
wsperry · · San Jose/Lafayette · Joined Aug 2014 · Points: 110

DRG has a wood crack simulator that has parallel cracks i.e: (II II II II II II) from fingers to off width it is a good place to create a lot of variety in a small place. Its not real rock but the concepts are the same.

splitclimber · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jan 2007 · Points: 5

Cragmont or split rock in tiburon would work

Ben Horowitz · · Berkeley · Joined Aug 2014 · Points: 123

Cragmont is where I run anchor building clinics. I usually just have them build ones around the Cragmont Crack and Cragmont Undercling area. You can also go further towards the road and find a number of good spots on that little rocky outcropping near the old shed.

Split rock is possible, but a bit tricker to find good spots and/or need an extra rope to string things together.

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