Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Rock Climbing
R110 | 21244 | David Calvin
CLASS TIME: October 3 & 10, 6:00-10:00pm in the IMU M086
(Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES: October 12-14
INSTRUCTOR: David Calvin
LOCATION: Red River Gorge, Daniel Boone National Forest,
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to introduce students to
basic rock climbing skills with an emphasis on safety. Students will
learn essential techniques of climbing, including tying in, belaying
and speciﬁc climbing techniques like weight shifting, stemming and
BOOKS: How to Rock Climb, 4th Edition, Long.
EVALUATION: 30% skill demonstration, 20% expedition
behavior, 30% written examination, and 20% three page paper.
ADDITIONAL FEE: The additional fee for the class is $160, which
includes transportation, food, climbing gear and group camping