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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.

If you are looking for a faster paced course, you may consider taking Learn to Lead Lesson.

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


Course Fee

Students: $325
Community: $355
CU Faculty/Staff: $340

Fill out the Fee Waiver Application to apply for a free or reduced PE course. 

Fee Notes

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


First two classes are mandatory. Students may miss two 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

August 26th


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


Medical Form
Lindseth Climbing Waiver





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