PE 1656

PE 1656

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

Come learn how to build climbing anchors for your outdoor adventures!  In this course you will learn anchor building best practices, get hands on use with different types of anchor building material including appropriate knots and general care, learn how to place various types of traditional protection, route finding and base management, and how to keep yourself safe while working at the edge of a cliff.  We will cover trip logistics and anchor building basics in two classroom sessions and go camping for a weekend of building anchors, climbing, and camping!  This is your opportunity to build self sufficiency and take your climbing to real rock!

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Fees Course fee: $385 for food/ travel and instruction.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: basic rock climbing or equivalent experience, Top Rope Belay certification minimum.

Comments For more information about this course, please visit coe.cornell.edu.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18619PE 1656  LEC 001

    • MWBartels Hall B01
    • Sep 13 - Sep 15, 2021
    • McLaughlin, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Drop Deadline September 3rd. Come learn how to build climbing anchors for your outdoor adventures! In this course you will learn anchor building best practices, get hands on use with different types of anchor building material including appropriate knots and general care, learn how to place various types of traditional protection, route finding and base management, and how to keep yourself safe while working at the edge of a cliff. The weekend trip will first meet at Bartels Hall and then head out to Minnewaska State Park in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. Prerequisites: Basic Rock Climbing or equivalent experience, Top rope belay certification minimum. For more information please visit: scl.cornell.edu/coe/pe-courses

  • 18620PE 1656  FLD 801

    • F
    • Sep 17, 2021
    • McLaughlin, A

    • S
    • Sep 18, 2021
    • McLaughlin, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Drop Deadline September 3rd. Come learn how to build climbing anchors for your outdoor adventures! In this course you will learn anchor building best practices, get hands on use with different types of anchor building material including appropriate knots and general care, learn how to place various types of traditional protection, route finding and base management, and how to keep yourself safe while working at the edge of a cliff. The weekend trip will first meet at Bartels Hall and then head out to Minnewaska State Park in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. Prerequisites: Basic Rock Climbing or equivalent experience, Top rope belay certification minimum. For more information please visit: scl.cornell.edu/coe/pe-courses