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    Apr 22, 2024  
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AE 141 - Backcountry Skiing


An introduction to backcountry skiing for the adventure educator. Includes foundational skiing skills and techniques for touring and downhill travel; selection, use, and maintenance of equipment; group and risk management; and an introduction to avalanche awareness concepts. Open to both alpine and telemark skiers, including novices.

Credits: 3

Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (1-4)

Program Restriction: Must be a declared major or minor in Adventure Education.

Notes:
Includes two weekend field trips and an additional fee of $150 to cover transportation and other expenses associated with field-intensive courses.

There is a course specific fee for this course.