Program Calendar (2017/18)
ATBO-121 - Backpacking Level 1
|ATBO-121||Backpacking Level 1||2 - credits||$212.04|
This experiential learning course will expose students to the basic skills required for successful wilderness travel. Hiking and camping techniques, equipment, trip preparation, navigation, route finding, group management, and leadership skills are covered. Mountain environment and natural history topics will be presented. The students will learn minimum impact wilderness travel techniques. This course incorporates hiking and overnight camping in a wilderness environment. The emphasis on this course is in learning the skills and knowledge required of a professional hiking guide.
Corequisites: ATBO 106.
Delivery Method: On-Campus
Credits: 2 | Length: 48 hours | Course Outline for ATBO-121
ATBO-121 Backpacking Level 1 can be found in the following programs: