May 23, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ADAC 145 - Basic Rock Climbing (P-1b)


1 hour

This course introduces students to the sport of rock climbing and provides the foundation for more advanced climbing courses as well as the ability to lead others climbing. During the class, students will gain an overview of the different types of climbing, rating systems, and equipment. Essential knots, safe belay and rappel techniques, and basic top-rope anchor building skills will be emphasized in this course. Students will also gain exposure to the array of world-class rock climbing and bouldering areas in the Southeast. Crack and face climbing techniques will be taught at a variety of on-and-off campus climbing venues. An off-campus field experience of up to four days may be required. Lab Fee: 9 ($180).
Prerequisite(s): PEAC 125 .
FALL | WINTER