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  • AS Outdoor Adventures

Workshops and Clinics

Led by our trained and experienced instructors these short teaching sessions are aimed at introducing, improving, and perfecting technical outdoor skills. The majority of our workshops and clinics are free to the CSUN community. We find that experiential learning in small groups is the most productive method of learning. Whether it's your first time with a topic or are looking to take your outdoor game to the next level, be prepared to get your hands dirty.

For more information, explore the individual workshops on the tabs below, or stop by the Outdoor Adventure Center in the Northwest corner of the SRC.

Climbing Fundamentals

Location: SRC RIDGE Rockwall

Dates:

  • February 4 @ 2:00pm
  • February 17 @ 5:00pm
  • March 17 @ 2:00pm
  • April 1 @ 5:00pm
  • April 14 @ 2:00pm
  • April 30 @ 2:00pm
  • May 5 @ 2:00pm

Come get to know CSUN’s state of the art RIDGE Rock Wall. No experience is necessary to take part in this free hour and 30 minute introduction to indoor rock climbing. Trained instructors will walk you through rock climbing equipment, preparing to climb, safely belaying others, and moving while on the rock. After this course you will have a better understanding, comfort, and appreciating for recreational climbing. You will be able to come back at any time and climb and belay at the RIDGE to work out and continue with the sport.

Instruction Includes:

  • Proper use of harness, shoes, carabiners, and belay devices
  • Belay Certification instruction
  • Movement on the Rock

Notes

  • All gear (helmets, harness, shoes, carabineers, calk, ATC) included
  • No experience required

Climbing Movement

Location: SRC RIDGE Rockwall

Dates:

  • February 10 @ 5:00pm
  • March 24 @ 2:00pm
  • May 5 @ 2:00pm

Looking to drastically improve your climbing skill? Style, techniques, and focused training can be your greatest tool to moving up to harder grades and longer routes requiring greater endurance. No experience is necessary to take part in this free hour and 30 minute introduction to rock climbing movement. You will be able to come back at any time and climb at the ridge with.

Instruction Includes:

  • Proper use of Helmets, harness, shoes, carabineers
  • Movement on the Rock
  • Instructors

Notes

  • All gear (helmets, harness, shoes, carabineers, calk, ATC) included
  • No experience required

Tarp Shelters

Location: Outdoor Adventure Office

Dates:

  • February 17 @ 4:00pm
  • April 28 @ 4:00pm

Functional minimalism at its best! Join us as we uncover the world of Tarpitecture and explore several options for lightweight shelter options while backpacking in the great outdoors! Be prepared to learn several knots and design options while using these tools of the trade to build structurally sound shelters!

Instruction Includes:

  • All materials needed to Construct Tarp Shelters
  • Staff instruction

Notes

  • Workshops last about 1 hour