This is the second course in the semester series ending with Traditional Climbing II. Students will learn to build solid and redundant climbing anchors using traditional protection in a mountain setting. Topics include ERNEST, gear, gear placement, anchor physics, natural and fixed protection, equalization and belay stances. Students will build anchors that will be climbed, belayed and rappelled on. Goals are to introduce the student to the fundamentals of anchor building in an outdoor traditional rock climbing setting in a safe and controlled environment. Prerequisites for this course include gym climbing experience, Beginner Rock I or Gym to Rock and the recommended reading list or equivalent experience. Students should be proficient with the autoblock, prusik, klemheist, munter and clove hitch.