Course: Climbing

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Course title Climbing
Course code KTS/0LS
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kuboušek Ladislav, Mgr.
  • Fišerová Petra, Mgr.
Course content
1. Credit requirements, safety of work with the rope, terminology, common mistakes in climbing and securing 2. Materials, types of ropes, carabiners 3. Rope anchoring and risks associated with it 4. Possibilities of securing the first climber (upper and lower securing), climbing on an artificial wall 5. Rappelling, load lowering, anchoring training 6. Model situations in different environments and their risks 7. Nodes in practice and their use 8. Emergency procedures 9. Fall factor, know the risks, ferrata 10. First ascent on the rope, progressive securing 11. Hoist, traverse - use (sports days, children's camps) 12. Climbing on an artificial wall - types of difficulty 13. Repetition of the curriculum 14. Credit hour

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Demonstration, Skills training
  • Preparation for classes - 14 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim is to manage securing and climbing on an artificial wall, abseiling and anchoring the rope, to know the risks of working with the rope and basic materials.
The student will master the basic techniques of movement on artificial walls, the principles of safety, security and knowledge of rope activities.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Active attendance, practical knowledge of rope anchoring, climbing, abseiling, securing, basic knot technique.
Recommended literature
  • Vomáčko,L. & Boštíková, S. Lezení na umělých stěnách. Praha:Grada, 2008. ISBN 978-80-247-2174-3.

Study plans that include the course
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