Part of a NOLS outdoor skills training experience. Students registering for this course need to register and pay for a NOLS course. The PSU cost per credit is reduced for this course. An advanced outdoor technical skill course focusing on techniques and procedures to conduct rock climbing experiences requiring lead climbing. Topics may include: selection and placement of active and passive climbing protection, route finding, lead climbing, belaying a lead climber, multiple pitch climbing, complex climbing-anchor building, rescue systems, and instructional strategies for climbing. Falls, Winterim, Springs, Summers. Prerequisite(s): approval of Adventure Education Program Coordinator.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.