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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

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 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.
Last offered: Winter 2019 | 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 | 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 40: Stand Up Paddleboarding: Beginner

This course teaches students the basic skills, strokes, maneuvers and water safety skills of Stand Up Paddleboarding in a calm, flat-water setting.
| Repeatable for credit

OUTDOOR 41: Stand Up Paddleboarding: Intermediate

This course will focus on the development and refinement of the skills needed to paddle effectively in conditions where wind, waves, and current are present. Students will learn more advanced skills, strokes and maneuvers of SUP. This course is also designed to increase knowledge of SUP equipment.nnPrerequisite: Successful completion of Introduction to SUP or successful demonstration of equivalent skills.
| Repeatable for credit
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