OER-4030 Wilderness Leadership Techniques

4 credits

Prerequisite: OER-2060 (or equivalent), OER-2062, OER-3070; junior or senior standing.

This course provides practical applications of advanced skills of trip planning, logistics, risk management, group leadership techniques, effective instruction, expedition behavior and low-impact wilderness travel and camping practices. The course will include an extended field experience. Modes of travel used on the trips (backpacking, canoeing, snowshoeing, ski touring, etc.) will be determined by the time of year the course is offered.