Anchors Clinic at Devils Lake

Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

In Progress / Completed
Leader: Hazel Bastien

Event Information

Description

Come join us at Devils Lake to learn how to build top rope anchors! We wll spend most of the day building anchors, and climb on them for a bit at the end. Wearing a mask wll be required, along with a green Badger Badge. 

Itinerary: 

  • 9am: leave from Memorial Union circle

  • 10:00am: arrive at Devils Lake State Park

  • 10-1: teach/practice skills

  • 1-2pm: lunch

  • 2-4pm: climb!

  • 5pm: arrive back at Memorial Union

To bring:

  • Helmet*

  • Harness*

  • Climbing shoes*

  • Belay device*

  • Sturdy shoes for hiking

  • Lunch/ snacks

  • Water

*can be rented from HMC, email a gear manager (gearmanager@hoofermountaineering.org) to reserve

What we’ll provide:

  • Anchor Gear. (Cams, nuts, cord, etc.)

  • Rope

Ratings:

All participants must have a top rope rating to attend this clinic. To obtain your top rope rating, attend gear manager or president office hours (posted on rechub). Participants will not earn any ratings on this trip, but may test for their anchors rating at a later date.

Event Type
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Accommodation Information
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Cancellation, Reschedule, and Refund Information
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Driving or Travel Details
We will provide fleet transportation from Memorial Union to Devils Lake and back free of charge for those that need it, up to 6 people. For this, wee will leave the Memorial Union Circle (end of Park street) at 9 am. You must wear a mask and have a green Badger Badge to use provided transportation. You may drive your personal car as well. If this is the case, meet at the CCC parking lot of Devils Lake at 10am. You do not need too officially sign up for the event if you are meeting us there, but email education@hoofermountaineering.org so we know to expect you.
Equipment/ Gear Required by Participant
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Food and Equipment Information
Everyone should bring their own lunch and snacks. We will not be sharing food.
Safety plan information to be shared with attendees:
All participants must show a green badger badge prior to leaving for the park. Masks will be required at all times. Physical distancing of greater than 6 feet is required at all times. Helmets are required while climbing and belaying. 1 person per row in fleet vehicles.
Sanitation plan for any equipment used during the event:
All equipment will be sanitized before and after the event. Hand sanitizer will be provided and available at all times.
Trip Cancellation, Reschedule, and Refund Information
We will give participants notice of cancellation by 4/9/2021.
Trip Purpose/Goals
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Participants

There are 2 people in this event, with 4 spots remaining.