Cornell Tree Climbing Institute

High Adventure

High Adventure

Rock climbing, rappelling, traversing a gorge on rope, tree climbing, a ride on a 400 foot long zipline - every session has a new adventure for you. Activities are designed to teach you rope work and safety in addition to teamwork, communication, and leadership skills. This multiple-element course goes to Ithaca's most popular vertical playgrounds: the Lindseth Climbing Wall and the Hoffman Challenge Course. Graduates will be belay certified. Attendancy Policy: Students may miss one class and still receive credit.

Course Schedule

Date Time Activity
Fri Mar 21 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Rap
Fri Apr 11 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Wall
Fri Apr 18 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Tyro
Fri Apr 25 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm HCC/TREE
Fri May 2 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm HCC

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 1643 (ID #9759)
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. You may also find our list of Sources of Outdoor Gear helpful.

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