Cornell Tree Climbing Institute

Basic Rock Climbing - Saturday Section 1

Basic Rock Climbing - Saturday Section 1

If you have ever wanted to try rock climbing, Cornell is the place to begin! Our Basic Rock Climbing course requires NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE. Basic Rock introduces you to rock climbing equipment, knots, rope handling, belaying, rappelling, safety, and various climbing techniques. Classes have at least a 1:4 instructor-to-student ratio, ensuring a high degree of individual attention. Graduates of the class will be certified to belay at the Lindseth Climbing Wall. Attendance Policy: Students may miss one class and still receive credit. Additional Fee is wavied for summer school students taking the course for PE credit. To register, call 607-255-6183.

Course Schedule

Date Time Activity
Sat Jan 25 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Wall
Sat Feb 1 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Wall
Sat Feb 8 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Wall
Sat Feb 22 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Wall
Sat Mar 1 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Wall
Sat Mar 8 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Wall

Enroll Now

Courses are open to everyone. Students can enroll on Student Center. Anyone may also enroll by contacting Amy Woodin:

Amy Woodin
(607) 255-6183

The Essentials

Prerequisites: None.
Course Fee:
$275.00 (students)
$300.00 (CU faculty/staff)
$345.00 (community)
Interested in Financial Assistance? Download an application and see if you qualify.
Drop Deadline:
Friday, January 24, 2014
PE Credit
Available for PE credit.
P ED 1640 (ID #9865)
Course Coordinator
Rob Cook
(607) 254-8255

First Class:
Attendance at first class is required. Bring completed medical forms and health insurance information.

Equipment Needed:
Loose fitting clothing to climb in, and a water bottle.

See the equipment list for this course. You may also find our list of Sources of Outdoor Gear helpful.