Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHED 177 - Rock Climbing and Outdoor Challenges

Introduction to basic skills, techniques, equipment, and safety practices used in rock climbing and rappelling. Additional activities include initiative problems, confidence course tasks, and rope traverse events, all designed to challenge students both individually and in group situations. Students will participate in off-campus experiences at Carderock, Great Falls, and the Smith Outdoor Education Center. Assessment Level(s): AELW 940 /ENGL 002 , AELR 930 /READ 099 . Two and a quarter hours each week for 12 weeks. Formerly PE 190.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the basic skill and techniques of rock climbing and rappelling
  • Demonstrate knowledge of accepted safety practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic rock climbing equipment and its use.

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