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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

PEAC-139 Indoor Climbing

Credits 2 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 . Note: Students must sign health condition disclaimer form at the first class meeting. Wear athletic shoes and comfortable loose-fitting clothing with long sleeves/leg coverings.
This course will focus on developing skills and techniques to safely pursue the sport of indoor climbing. Physical and mental aspects involved in climbing will be related to skills critical to success in school the workplace and life.

Course Outcomes
1. Acquaint students with fundamentals of basic and intermediate indoor rock climbing 2. Acquire a thorough understanding of indoor rock climbing 3. Provide an understanding of indoor rock climbing safety and technique 4. Increase students’ knowledge and skills in exercise related to indoor rock climbing 5. Acquaint students with methods and strategies helpful in the enjoyment of indoor rock climbing 6. Provide a basic understanding of the differences in sports climbing, mountaineering, indoor climbing and rock climbing 7. Increase student’s fitness and problem solving abilities