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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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PE 1040 - Rock Climbing

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course introduces students to artificial and natural rock climbing as a lifetime activity. Topics include techniques, safety, etiquette, and equipment selection and care. The class culminates in a climbing field trip at local climbing area. Students are required to provide some equipment and are responsible for their transportation to the off-campus sites.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
1 . Historical perspective of rock climbing in the U.S. 2 . Belaying and call systems 3 . Skill development 4 . Safety procedures 5 . Minnesota Climbing Management Plan 6 . Equipment selection and care 7 . Knots for rock climbing 8 . Benefits of rock climbing 9 . Terminology 10. Rock climbing conditioning
Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to: 1 . outline the history of rock climbing. 2 . use terminology specific to rock climbing 3 . identify strategies in selection and care of equipment. 4 . demonstrate safety procedures. 5 . demonstrate climbing knots. 6 . demonstrate basic climbing skills. 7 . demonstrate belaying and calling techniques. 8 . identify climbing routes. 9 . develop a fitness training program for rock climbing. 10. identify types of climbing. 11. describe the Minnesota Climbing Management Plan.

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