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703HOR Z 1 2 exercise hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 7 to 12 hours of self-study Czech winter and summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basics of climbing on a climbing wall and subsequent application of skills on cliffs gives the opportunity for safe penetration into the sense of this movement activity which has always attracted people.

Mode of study

Regular instruction in the winter and subsequent summer semesters.

Along with the practical part there is also the necessary theory of safe vertical movement and security.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No requirements.

Course contents

The basics of climbing on a climbing wall and subsequent application of skills on cliffs give the opportunity to safely penetrate the sence of this activity, which has always attracted people.

  1. Introduction to securing tools - theory and practice
  2. Basic theory of safe vertical movement
  3. Exercise of securing a co-climber, climbing as the second
  4. Theory in setting gradual security and its management
  5. Introduction to potential risk
  6. Climbing as the lead, securing the lead climber
  7. Acquiring further necessary knowledge and skills in safe movement on walls and cliffs.

Recommended or required reading

BOŠTÍKOVÁ, Soňa. Lezení na umělých stěnách. Nakl. Grada, 2003

PROCHÁZKA, Vladimír. Základy horolezectví. Nakl. Olympia, 1975

SHUBERT, P.. Bezpečnost a riziko na skále, sněhu a ledu

Assessment methods and criteria

Regular attendance in instruction and active approach.

Developed and fautless mastery of tying off lines and securing co-climbers and all that is related.

The conditions for receiving credit - the aforementioned supplemented by basic mastery of movement on a climbing wall, and also cliffs (rocks).

Further information

Course may be repeated

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

room 10
Horolezecká stěna

(Hala ČVUT - Pod Juliskou 4, Praha 6)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 18:00–20:00 Roman ČEDÍK Horolezecká stěna
Hala ČVUT - Pod Juliskou 4, Praha 6

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans