Introduction

Q GAIN ATTENTION. All military mountaineering activities that utilize ropes require that the ropes be anchored (secured) to something. If you wish to utilize a rope installation safely and in the correct manner, you must know what type of anchors are available for your use. At the conclusion of this period of instruction you will be able to identify and construct a suitable anchor.

2 OVERVIEW. The purpose of this period of instruction is to introduce the students to the various methods used to anchor a rope to both natural and artificial devices. This lesson relates to all other lessons utilizing anchors.

INSTRUCTOR NOTE: Have the students read learning objectives.

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