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ENS Credit Classes - Fall 2023

Intermediate Rock Climbing

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  Calendar Icon 11:00am - 12:40pm
  START DATE: 8/21/23

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  Calendar Icon 9:00am - 10:40am
  START DATE: 8/24/23

Intermediate Rock Climbing - ENS139B



$160 includes required trip component. Payment through Aztec Recreation Online Services


May be taken for credit or non-credit.
ENS Credit Classes are only open to currently registered SDSU students.


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Intermediate Rock Climbing ENS139B course provides the advanced concepts of climbing by transitioning from an indoor environment to an outdoor climbing environment. Students will attend twelve, one hour and 40 minute classroom sessions that include lecture and various related activities. Students will learn about the various types of climbing forms/techniques (specific to top-rope anchoring, lead-sport climbing), protective hardware, placement & use, climbing anchoring systems, climbing rest maneuvers/body movement, climbing ethics/etiquette, and trip planning, and practical skill application with a trip component. Students are required to attend two single weekend half day trips for intermediate rock climbing. The Registration Fee of the weekend adventure is $160.

REQUIRED COURSE PREREQUISITES: Basic knowledge and demonstration of top-rope & bouldering techniques including climbing wall etiquette, top rope management, top rope belaying with both a tubular and grigri device, climbing commands, and basic body movements. Students must have a comprehension of these topics prior to the first day of class.

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