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PHED 1341 - Introduction to Rock Climbing

This class will teach the basic techniques of safety and climbing. Knots: rewoven figure eight, figure eight on a bight, bowline, double fisherman, clove hitch, square. Proper sizing of harness. Belay and Rappel technique. Discussion on the history of climbing in the U.S. and an overview of climbing styles (lead, top rope, aid, alpine). Rating systems both U.S. and European. Climbing techniques: flagging, cantilevers, cross-thru, high steps, back steps, drop knees, stemming, etc. Includes lab component.



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