Rock Climbing Anchors Class In Joshua Tree National Park - Los Angeles

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center, 6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This small-group, 4-hour class in one of the world's best climbing areas provides hands-on training in all fundamentals of setting up top-rope anchorsa must-have skill if you want to start climbing outdoors on your own. The goal is to learn how to set up safe anchor systems at the bottom of the cliff. You will learn the best knots to use, get an overview of the equipment (all included in the class), practice your rappelling skills, and also learn what to avoid.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All necessary equipment included

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Meet your guide at 8 a.m. in Visitor Center parking lot of Joshua tree national park and hike in to your rock-climbing location. For four hours, you and your small get hands-on training in all fundamentals of setting up top-rope anchors. This is a must-take class if you want to start climbing outdoors on your own. At the end, you'll have the skills you need to set up safe anchor systems with the belay at the bottom of the cliff, including knots, how to set up bomber top-rope anchor systems, and what to avoid.

What is covered:

  • Top-rope anchors safety and instruction by demonstration and hands-on practice
  • Equipment needed for natural, fixed, and pro anchors
  • How to evaluate areas to be climbed and protect yourself
  • Fundamental knots
  • How to build and remove anchors
  • How to rappel
  • Communication and vocabulary


4-hour class

All equipment


Joshua Tree National Park entrance fee ($20/car or America The Beautiful Annual Pass)


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Prerequisite: prior rope-climbing experience

Bring sturdy walking or hiking shoes

Wear weather-appropriate clothing

There will be easy to moderate hiking

A maximum of 6 people per class