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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:

  • 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.



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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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