Rock Climbing 101
In this course you will learn the fundamentals of climbing, belaying, rappelling, guidebook interpretation, climbing ratings, etc. We will cover this information in a very hands-on format over the course of three evenings. You do not need previous experience to participate in this course. This course is not for academic credit, but it is open to anyone over the age of 13 (student or non-student).
Dates, times, and locations
Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 4pm-7pm at the Alpine Tower
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 4pm-7pm at Capen Park
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 4pm-7pm at Capen Park
Thursday, April 11th, 2013 4pm-7pm at the Alpine Tower
Thursday, April 18th, 2013 4pm-7pm at Capen Park
Thursday, April 25th, 2013 4pm-7pm at Capen Park
Come to class prepared to be outside. Wear comfortable clothes for climbing—nylon wind pants, shorts, etc. Bring a rain jacket, water bottle, snacks, sunscreen, etc. Barring a downpour, we will be outside.
Venture Out will all necessary equipment for the course including Ropes, harnesses, carabineers, helmets, belay devices, and climbing shoes. For liability reasons you must use our equipment, but you are welcome to use your own shoes if you wish.
Enrollment has officially closed because both sections are full. We will have another two sections in the Fall Semester 2013.