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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Apr 23, 2024
 
2022-2023 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PEDC 0099 - BASIC ROCK CLIMBING


Minimum Credits: 1
Maximum Credits: 1
Beginning with bouldering, the course will deal primarily with rope handling and moving on vertical rock planes in a safe manner. Covered in this course are bouldering, friction and balance climbing, 3-point suspension, use of ropes, knot craft, body rappelling, free rigging climbs, mountain safety, basic belaying, use of webbing (slings and harnesses), chimney techniques and natural protection.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Credit Laboratory
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis


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