Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Ice Climbing
R110 | 23438 | Dave Calvin
Class Time: January 18 and 25, 6:00-10:00p.m. in the IMU Hoosier Room
(Attendance at both classes is required to attend travel classes)
Travel Dates: January 28-30
Location: Governor Doge State Park, Wisconsin
Description: This class will introduce students to the basics of
waterfall ice climbing in a top rope situation. Topics covered will
include safety, gear selection, movement on ice, and perfecting tool
and crampon placements. R110 Ice Climbing is a highly experiential
course where you must actively participate to learn the ice climbing
and belaying skills.
Books: How to Ice Climb, by Luebben and Long
Assignments: Readings and reflective paper.
Evaluation: 30% skill demonstration, 20% expedition behavior, 30%
written examination, 20% three page paper.
Additional Fee: The additional fee for the class is $150, which
includes transportation, food, ice climbing gear and lodging.