Sports Center

Beginning and Intermediate Rock Climbing

Instructor:

 

Rodney Sofich  


Introductory Rock Climbing:  This class emphasizes rock climbing technique such as body position and foot work as well as belaying, rappelling, and rope management are all covered in this entry-level rock climbing course with a heavy emphasis on having fun climbing.  The class is based around meeting once a week for a gym training sessions and 2 weekend one-day trips.

Recommended for beginners to advanced.  All technical equipment like harness, shoes, helmet are provided.

Intermediate Rock Climbing:  Self sufficiency is important in all adventure sports and is particularly important in climbing. This course is designed to enable climbers to deal with unexpected trouble with top-rope scenarios and single pitch.  The class will belay escapes, ascending/descending ropes and passing knots.  The class will also examine the SRENE method for setting up anchors.  The class is based around meeting once a week and 2 weekend one-day trips.

Recommended for intermediate to advanced climbers.  All technical equipment like a harness, helmet, shoes are provided.