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PE 114 Beginning Rock Climbing • 1 Cr.


Introduction to basic rock climbing techniques, equipment, belay, and safety and risk assessment issues. Class meets off campus at a designated local indoor climbing wall for weekly climbing and instruction sessions.


Students provide own transportation to climbing gym.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

    • Be confident in practicing basic climbing techniques, knots and anchors
    • Distinguish between real and percieved risks at rock climbing sites
    • Understand the history of climbing and the rationale for institutional policies
    • Improve balance, flexibility, strength and endurance
    • Gain a greater appreciation of an established life-long fitness plan



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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000