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PE 1647: Sport Lead Climbing

Climber Sport Leading at LCC

Sport Lead Climbing focuses on learning the skills needed to safely sport lead climb at the Lindseth Climbing Center and refine your climbing technique towards this style of climbing. Our staff will teach you about sequencing, high angle footwork, endurance and mental conditioning.

For more a more technique-focused course, please refer to Technique & Training. 


Course Fee

Students: $315
Community: N/A Fall 2020
CU Faculty/Staff: N/A Fall 2020

Fee Notes

Fee includes climbing pass and free gear rentals for the semester, which begins on the first day of class.

Fall 2020: pass only valid if open hours is offered by the university.


First two classes are mandatory. Students may miss one class and still receive PE credit.


Basic Rock Climbing or equivalent personal experience and Top Rope Belay Certification at the Lindseth Climbing Center.

Drop Deadline



Enroll through Student Center or by contacting COE at 607-255-6183 or


Medical Form

 Fall 2020 CANCELLED Section 1 Schedule




Monday 9/14/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 9/21/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 9/28/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 10/5/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 10/19/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 10/26/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 11/2/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 11/9/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 11/16/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday 11/23/20 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Section 2 Schedule




Friday 9/11/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 9/18/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 9/25/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 10/2/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 10/9/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 10/16/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 10/23/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 10/30/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 11/6/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm
Friday 11/13/20 1:25pm to 2:55pm