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Top Rope Climbing
April 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Introduces basic top rope rock climbing skills, techniques, and physical fitness. The student will learn the basic principles of top rope climbing, how to select the appropriate equipment, anchor construction, climbing movement, safety, communication, and etiquette.
This introductory climbing course is the first of a four-class series that includes Sport Climbing, Rock II and Climbing Self-Rescue. Topics of instruction include climbing basics: tying knots, belaying, repelling, and climbing movements. There is one mandatory meeting at the Spring Valley climbing wall, from 6-8:50 pm on 4/17, as well as one field trip: (two nights) trip departing on April 19 at 8am and returning on April 21 at 6pm. The non-refundable course charge of $67.15 includes $36.37 for transportation, $20 for expendable supplies, $10 for permitting fees and $.78 in tax. Group camping equipment and personal climbing gear is provided. Minimum age 18.
Faculty: Michael Schneiter
Meets: We, Fr, Sa, Su; 4-17, 2, through 4-17, 2
Credit Hours: 1.0
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