EXSC 2253 Advanced Backpacking and Outdoor Leadership (2 cr)

Prereq: EXSC 1153

Provides an understanding of trip leadership in a wilderness backpacking setting. A review of backpacking skills including: equipment selection, food selection, cooking skills, and appropriate clothing selection will complement additional trip planning skills. Good judgment is the underlying educational objective of this course, which is measured by practical decision-making and problem-solving activities both in the classroom and during field experiences. Backpacking trip required. Additional fee for this course.