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OUTDOOR 9: Travel as a Sacred Journey Towards Presence, Practice, and Purpose

Engage travel and pilgrimage as intentional contemplative practice for exploring one's life purpose. Experientially investigate, both individually and collectively, outer journeying as a support for inner reflection on meaning making and values creation. While immersed in environments ranging from nature settings to retreat communities learn about, contemplate, and practice a range of methods, informed by multiple spiritual and philosophical traditions, meant to enhance insight and human flourishing. All backgrounds and identities welcome.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1-2

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

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

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

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, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for 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, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Liaw, F. (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

OUTDOOR 103: Foundations of Outdoor Education

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 106: Outdoor Leadership Practicum

Outdoor education and leadership theory integration through intensive field-based experiences. During these field-based experiences, students will engage with critical self-assessment process to better understand their own levels of competence leading others. Co-requisite: OUTDOOR 101, OUTDOOR 105.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2

OUTDOOR 119: Outdoor Educator Apprenticeship

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 106
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)
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