This video highlights three of the most common top rope anchor system set-ups. Jason Schmaltz is a certified AMGA SPI and has spent many years rock climbing and mountain climbing. He also highlights some of the main guidelines around redundancy, shockload, equalization, and dressing knots. Top Rope Anchor Systems are critical for ensuring safety for all parties involved in climbing outside. This video is for educational purposes only! All climbers assume the risk and consequences of the inherent dangers of rock climbing.