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OUTDOOR 10: Rock Climbing I: Beginning

This course is an introductory course. Students will learn skills necessary to get started exploring the world of indoor climbing. These skills include technical safety skills for bouldering and top-roped climbing, essential physical and mental skills, and strategies for training. Students will be taught with industry standard best practices in regards to safety, and provided with a multi-disciplinary approach to overall health and wellness. No experience necessary.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 11: Rock Climbing II: Intermediate

In this course students will have the opportunity to build upon basic principles associated with rock climbing. Student will further explore variations in climbing efficiency techniques, crack climbing techniques, and training methodologies to enhance their climbing experience and help prevent injuries. Students will be taught with industry standard best practices in regards to safety, and provided with a multi-disciplinary approach to overall health and wellness.nPrerequisites: Rock Climbing 1 or at least 3 months previous climbing experience, current top-rope belay certification at the Stanford Climbing Wall
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 14: Rock Climbing: Gym to CRAG

Learn how to transition from indoor climbing facilities to outdoor rock climbing venues. Emphasis will be placed on evaluating risk, along with constructing and assessing safe anchoring systems using natural and bolted anchors.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 15: Rock Climbing: Intermediate Anchors

Explore climbing safety systems as they apply to anchor building, self-rescue, impact forces, and belaying. Emphasis will be placed on constructing and evaluating safe traditional anchor systems as well as learning techniques for self-rescue in the single pitch outdoor rock climbing environment.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 25: Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking

Instructs paddlers in whitewater kayaking techniques. Emphasizes basic skills needed for paddling class II, II whitewater rivers including paddle strokes, boat control, and essential whitewater safety information. Students will have to pass a swimming test to participate.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Pelchat, C. (PI)

OUTDOOR 60: Introduction to Flyfishing

Introduces students to flyfishing and its constituent components as a sport and an art. Emphasizes basic skills needed to learn how to cast and tie knots. Students will learn basic stream ecology in order to better understand complex aquatic ecosystems, and thus, "read" water and make appropriate fly selections.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OUTDOOR 70: SCUBA Diving Open Water: Beginner

Acquire knowledge and skills to safely enjoy and gain limited experience in the diving environment under normal open water diving conditions. This course prepares students for Open Water SCUBA Diving PADI Certification. Topics include diving equipment, diving physics, medical aspects of diving, diving emergencies, the diving environment, diving practices, diving activities, and SCUBA diving skills.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

OUTDOOR 71: SCUBA Diving Open Water: Advanced

Develop a diver who is confident, safe, relaxed, aware, and more able to enjoy the underwater world. Skills include: confidence to dive to deeper depths; night diving experience; boat diving techniques; river diving; ocean diving, currents, and marine environment; underwater navigation; and search and recovery techniques. This class is an excellent choice for certified divers who have not been diving for a while, and need to regain confidence.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

OUTDOOR 101: Introduction to Outdoor Education

Examine outdoor adventure activties through the perspective of a trip leader. Discuss risk management, judgment and decision making, group facilitaiton, program standard operating procedures, and legal liability.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

OUTDOOR 105: Outdoor Living Skills

Introduction to essential skills for individual and group sustainability in a backcountry setting including shelter in outdoor environments, equipment selection and use, travel techniques, water and nutrition needs, planning and preparation, and risk management. Course includes the participation in a weekend backcountry experience. Corequisite: Outdoor 101
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
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