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PE 1653: Shawangunks Rock Climbing

Climber Outdoors at the Gunks

Enjoy world-class rock climbing at one of the premier areas in the US, the Shawangunks! After two introductory classes at the Lindseth Climbing Center, we will travel to the 'Gunks for 2 days of rock climbing that will teach you the skills to follow multi-pitch climbs. Jump into spring with some of the best climbing in the world. A student-to-instructor ratio of 2:1 ensures individual attention and plenty of climbing for all.


Course Fee

Students: $495
Community: $620
CU Faculty/Staff: $545

Fee Notes

Includes all climbing equipment and group camping gear (tents, stoves, etc.)
If you don't have your own, personal camping gear (sleeping bag, headlamp, etc.) is available for rent at a 25% discount. See Equipment List for details.


Participation in all class sessions is required in order to receive PE credit.


Basic Rock Climbing or equivalent experience.
Top rope belay certification minimum, Lead belay certification recommended.
Instructor approval required before registering (

Drop Deadline



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


Equipment List
Medical Form
Lindseth Climbing Waiver





Monday 4/25/22 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday 4/27/22 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fri-Sun 4/29/22 to 5/1/22 5:00pm to 10:00pm