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PE 1655: Introduction to Traditional Lead Climbing

This class will teach you the skills needed to start trad climbing on your own. Learn to place and evaluate trad gear, build trad anchors, belay from above, and rappel. We will introduce skills at the Lindseth Climbing Center and travel for a weekend climbing and camping in the Gunks to get experience on real rock.

Details

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.

Attendance

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

Prerequisites

At least 1 year of rock climbing regularly.

Lead certification at Lindseth Climbing Center.
Outdoor rock climbing experience recommended
Instructor approval required before registering (anm67@cornell.edu).

Drop Deadline

1/24/22

Enrollment

Enroll through Student Center or by contacting COE at 607-255-6183 or coed@cornell.edu

Links

Equipment List
Medical Form
Lindseth Climbing Waiver

Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Monday 5/2/22 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Wednesday 5/4/22 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fri-Sun 5/6/22 to 5/8/22 5:00pm to 10:00pm