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RECR 121: Backpacking: Introduction

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General Information

Credits: 2


Introduces practical and experiential activities for students with starting knowledge of backpacking. Involves discussions, demonstrations, and activities that teach the basics of backpacking. Covers equipment selection, map and compass skills, backcountry cooking, staying healthy in the outdoors, safety and emergency procedures, backcountry ethics (Leave No Trace), and natural history. Offered by School of Education. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Activity-Based
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)