Nov 30, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ADAC 430 - Back Country Skiing

1 hour

This course is a multi-day immersion in back country skiing and winter expeditionary travel. The focus is on technical skiing skills and traveling light, evaluating hazards, and moving through alpine terrain in the most efficient and enjoyable way possible. The course field experience will be conducted in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado during Spring Break or the January week prior to school starting. Back country huts will serve as the base camp for group safety and comfort. The lab fee includes all rental gear, transportation, and lodging. Students will have opportunity to obtain AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Safety Certification as part of this course. Lab Fee: 24 ($1,300)