Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Ice Climbing
R110 | 23439 | D.Calvin
Class Time: January 24 and 31, 6:00-10:00pm in the IMU Hoosier Room
(Attendance at both classes is required to attend travel classes)
Travel Dates: February 4-6
Description: This class will introduce students to the basics of
waterfall ice climbing in a tope rop 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 transporation, food, ice climbing gear and lodging