Apr. 05-07 2021

Advanced Highline

at Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
in Canon City, CO
Advanced Highline

Course Overview

This three-day course will challenge attendees with various highline scenarios that will have a strict focus on safety, clean rigging and the physics behind one of the most complex (and oft misunderstood) systems used by rope technicians: The Highline.

Location Information

Colorado’s spectacular Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

Local lodging options include:

Required Equipment

  • Small backpack
  • Hydration system or water bottle
  • Helmet
  • Seat Harness
  • 6 locking carabiners
  • Personal Decent Control Device
  • Small pulley
  • Rope grab (mechanical or prussik)
  • Gloves (there are cactus needles everywhere)
  • Chest harness (optional)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun Protection
  • Food each day

Course Includes

  • Whiteboard analysis of highline forces, resultant forces and rigging theory
  • Both down & dirty minimalistic highlines as well as equipment-heavy, complex highline setups
  • Artificial High Directional use with highlines
  • Reave setups (English and Norwegian) and drooping highlines for midline lowers and raises
  • Pros and cons of horizontal load movement via mechanized winches versus mechanical advantage systems
  • Anchor selection and Load Sharing Anchors: Natural (trees and rocks) versus manmade (bolting and rock pro)

Course Pricing

Course: $775


/// 19 Spaces Available
Details Price Qty
Course $775.00 (USD)