Educational Clinics and Workshops


Educational Clinics and Workshops

Clinics, Courses, and Events

In an effort to support the campus community in their outdoor endeavors, SOLE hosts a variety of educational clinics. These clinics are focus on skill and knowledge acquisition in the areas of bicycling, climbing, ski/snowboard maintenance, avalanche awareness and more. Clinics are open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and family. Register on the Campus Recreation Portal - just show up ready to learn, ask questions and meet fellow outdoor enthusiasts! For questions, contact SOLE at 719-255-7517 or



Student Outdoor Learning Experience (SOLE)

Date Clinics, Classes, and Special Events Cost
9/16 @ 6pm

Slackline Clinic

Come test your core and balance in this free learn to slackline clinic. We will be setup at West Lawn weather pending from 6 to 7:30pm!


10/1,  11/12       @ 6pm

Wilderness First Aid 101 Clinic

Learn the basics of wilderness first aid. You will learn splinting, blister care, and more!

10/8 @ 6pm

How to Make a Climbing Rope Mat

Turn your old retired climbing rope into something useful ad beautiful as we weave our old ropes into usable mats!

*Ropes are not supplied!

10/16 @ 7pm


Take slacklining to another level as we traverse the pool! This fun filled events is a guaranteed good time!

*Pool attire is required

11/5 @ 6pm

Basic Knot and Hitches

Learn practical knots for practical applications. We will learn climbing knots, hitches, and more!

September & October 

Learn to Climb Series 

*Belay and Top Roping 101, *How to Lead Climb, *Anchor Building, *Introductions to Trad Climbing, *Knots. Classes held on Wednesdays from 6-7:30 pm. 

9/30 @ 6pm

Intro to Mountain Climbing 

Learn to mountain bike on out local campus trails. Staff will teach basic riding skills, bike handling, and more.

No experience is necessary and bike is provided


Ladies Climb Night

Join SOLE as we head out to the local climbing gym! Make friends, climb, learn, and enjoy the sport of rock climbing and its amazing camaraderie.

No experience is necessary and equipment is provided


Climbing Competition

Test your climbing skills against other climbers. Prizes will be awarded for each division based on skill level. Register at SOLE to reserve your timeslot!