Recreation Course Offerings

Fall Semester 2020

PER

  • A148 Beg Indoor Sport Climbing 1 Credits

    Beg Indoor Sport Climbing

    Introduces the fundamentals of sport climbing in an indoor environment. Covers hazard evaluation and risk assessment specific to climbing gyms. Also covers selection of personal gear, technical needs, and safety equipment specific to indoor climbing. Introduces and provides opportunity to practice knots, rope handling, belaying, descent techniques, and top-rope climbing on an indoor climbing wall.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72836 701 F 9:00AM - 12:00AM RKGYM TBA Wickenheiser, Eric September 4 - October 16 2
  • A152 Beginning River Rafting 1 Credits

    Beginning River Rafting

    Introduces the most commonly used equipment, techniques, challenges, and risks found in the sport of river rafting. Includes instruction on equipment selection, trip planning, preparing to paddle/row and minimum impact practices with an emphasis on risk assessment and risk management. Special Note: Requires good backcountry camping skills and the ability to function comfortably in inclement weather. An overnight field outing may be included in the course. Students may need to rent or purchase additional gear.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:78082 101 UFS 9:00AM - 5:00PM OFC VALDEZ Carter, Sarah September 24 - September 27 3
  • A153 Beginning Sea Kayaking 1 Credits

    Beginning Sea Kayaking

    Introduces the fundamentals of sea kayaking in Alaska. Includes the most commonly used equipment, techniques, challenges, and risks found in the sport. Provides instruction in selecting equipment, trip planning, transporting boats, preparing to paddle, boat handling, re-entry techniques, and sea kayaking strokes. Emphasizes risk assessment and safety skills. Special Note: Requires good backcountry camping skills and the ability to function comfortably in inclement weather. An overnight field outing may be included in the course. Students may need to rent or purchase additional gear for this course.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:78386 101 F 9:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin September 3 - September 6 1
    View detailed information for CRN:78386 101 S 0:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin September 3 - September 6 1
    View detailed information for CRN:78386 101 U 0:00AM - 5:00PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin September 3 - September 6 1
  • A170 Backpack Alaska 3 Credits

    Backpack Alaska

    Provides an introduction to backpacking in Alaska. Covers trip planning and selection of personal, group, and safety equipment appropriate for overnight trips. Presents the opportunity during outings to practice hazard evaluation, front and backcountry navigation, and hiking/camping/cooking skills. Special Note: Requires good physical condition and ability to function comfortably in inclement weather.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:78087 101 F 9:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin September 10 - September 20 4
    View detailed information for CRN:78087 101 S 0:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin September 10 - September 20 4
    View detailed information for CRN:78087 101 S 9:00AM - 11:59PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin September 10 - September 20 4
    View detailed information for CRN:78087 101 U 0:00AM - 6:00PM OFC VALDEZ Rush, Benjamin September 10 - September 20 4
  • A181 Crevasse Rescue Techniques 1 Credits

    Crevasse Rescue Techniques

    Introduces the most commonly used equipment, techniques, and risk associated with crevasse rescue. Provides information for minimizing the chance of a crevasse fall and implementing a successful extrication. Emphasizes risk assessment and technical skill acquisition. Special Note: Requires the ability to perform comfortably in extremely cold and/or inclement weather. Field sessions include all-day clinics and may include overnight outings.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:78114 101 UFS 9:00AM - 5:00PM OFC VALDEZ Carter, Sarah October 22 - October 25 1