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OUTDOOR 5: Winter Camping and Travel

Learn basic skills for winter camping and travel including thermoregulation, avalanche awareness, proper winter weather clothing and equipment, common cold weather medical issues, and LNT for camping and travel. Field experience includes practicing travel techniques, snow shelter construction, snow slope evaluation, use of avalanche beacons, and winter route finding
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

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 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

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 12: Indoor Lead Climbing

Learn technical and safety skills pertaining to sport lead climibing. Apply specific physical and mental training principals to assist improving lead climbing performance and preventing over use injuries.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lowley, S. (PI)

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 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 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

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, Sum | Units: 1-2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
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