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Cornell University

PE 1650: Technique and Training

Climber Bouldering at LCC

Technique & Training is meant for the climber who has climbing experience and is striving to reach the next level but can’t quite get there on their own. This course is designed to improve your climbing technique through climbing specific training and cross-training conditioning. You will learn how to build and implement a climbing training routine, safely and effectively use a campus board and hang board, and participate in balanced muscle development to help prevent injury and keep climbing for a lifetime!

This course does not cover the skills necessary for lead climbing, please refer to Sport Lead Climbing


Course Fee

Students: $315
Community: $395
CU Faculty/Staff: $345

Fee Notes

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

Fall 2021: pass only valid if open hours is offered by the university.


Students may miss one class and still receive PE credit.


At least 1 year of rock climbing regularly and Top Rope Belay certification at the Lindseth Climbing Center.

Drop Deadline

September 3rd


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


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Tuesday 9/7/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Thursday 9/9/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Tuesday 9/14/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Thursday 9/16/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Tuesday 9/21/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Thursday 9/23/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Tuesday 9/28/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Thursday 9/30/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Tuesday 10/5/21 11:15am to 1:15pm
Thursday 10/7/21 11:15am to 1:15pm