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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 | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)

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 8 times (up to 8 units total)

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, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 2 units total)

OUTDOOR 30: Sea Kayaking I: Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Learn the fundamental skills and safety pracices for coastal sea kayaking. Topics include essential gear, strokes and maneuvering, rescues and recoveries, and understanding tides and currents. This course will consist of several trips to Half Moon Bay and other near by coastal kayak areas. Active participation is required. Course culminates in a student-planned trip to a local kayaking destination.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Chun, A. (PI)

OUTDOOR 103: Foundations of Outdoor Education (LEAD 123)

Explore topics about adventure activity risk assessment, leadership style and values, industry standards, and wilderness equity and inlcusion through class activites, discussions, and reflections. Develop 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.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2

OUTDOOR 119: Outdoor Educator Apprenticeship (LEAD 129)

This course provides the student an opportunity to lead a multi-day outdoor experiences in an official capacity. Experience includes: outdoor living skills, planning and logistics, leadership, risk management, environmental integration, and education. Students will plan and co-lead field outings. Prerequisites: OUTDOOR 103
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

OUTDOOR 198: Directed Reading and Individual Studies: Outdoor

Translate theoretical knowledge and acquired skills into actionable projects or initiatives that make positive impact within and/or beyond the Stanford community. Students work in collaborative groups or individually under the mentorship of the course instructor(s) to design, deliver, and evaluate an initiative or project.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 6 units total)
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

OUTDOOR 199: Selected Topics: Outdoor

Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular quarter. May be repeated with change of content. For more information regarding specific course titles and topics, please refer to the notes of each course section.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 6 units total)
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)
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