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Outdoor Education

Backcountry Climbing in the Northeast

Rock climbing

June 23-July 18, 2014

This is a four-week course that will emphasize rock climbing skills and techniques as well as backcountry expedition skills. It will culminate in a sequence of backcountry climbing experiences in Vermont, New Hampshire, and the Adirondacks.

Students will learn about the logistics of climbing longer and more remote routes. Students will be exposed to traditional climbing and become proficient in route finding, equipment selection, trip planning, and climbing in backcountry settings.