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OPP - Credit for Adventure
OPP - Climbing Courses
PEO 242 - Bouldering 1
This course emphasizes climbing movement, bouldering techniques, protocols and safety.
PEO 251 - Rock Climbing 1
This course focuses on safety skills and learning the basics of climbing and rappelling.
PEO 252 - Rock Climbing Fitness
The focus of this intermediate course is on improving fitness and developing climbing technique. Please read our skill requirements and participation policies before enrolling.
PEO 331 - Outdoor Rock Climbing
This 2-credit course introduces participants to outdoor rock climbing at Smith Rock State Park, with emphasis on gear placement and anchor building. Rescue techniques (e.g. belay escapes, ascending a fixed rope) are introduced at our indoor rescue facility on campus.
Videos of Rock Climbing Techniques
Videos - Safety Skills