Oct 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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OER-2062 Advanced Backpacking

2 credits
Prerequisite(s): OER-1061  or permission of instructor
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their backpacking skills and experiences and to learn the intricacies of group leadership for backpacking. Topics will include route planning, equipment selection and care, meal and ration planning, group travel, decision-making, recognizing weather patterns and group safety. The field session of this course may include greater challenges than those found in the introductory backpacking course due to weather conditions, length of trip and/or terrain.



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