PE 124 Intermediate Rock Climbing • 1 Cr.
Introduces experienced climbers to skills necessary for sport lead climbing. Site assessment, lead climbing equipment, rappel techniques and safety issues will be discussed. Prerequisite: PE 114 or permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:At the end of this course students will: Identify various styles of climbing. Identify safety issues relating to basic skills, equipment and site assessment. Properly set-up and control the rope to protect the lead climber. Demonstrate proper climbing procedures for the sport lead climber. Identify the components of a SRENE top-rope anchor. Set-up and establish back-ups to complete a rappel. Prepare a site assessment and identify safety issues at an unfamiliar climbing site.