Anchors: The Quad

By American Mountain Guides Association | August 12th, 2016

As part of its mission to teach the correct fundamentals of climbing, the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) has produced this series of instructional videos. The videos cover a range of necessary climbing techniques from belaying, to rappelling and anchoring.

Here, AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide Jeff Ward demonstrates how to build the versatile “Quad Anchor”.


Read more about the Quad Anchor here


Videos by Mark Smiley (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide)

AMGA Instructor: Jeff Ward (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide)


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