Warren Wilson College Catalog 07-08

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ODL 210 Backcountry Skills and Techniques 2cr

The major goal of this course is to provide students the opportunity to learn and develop those outdoor skills that will assist them in living and traveling in a back-country environment. Students will be given the opportunity to learn about and use specialized equipment associated with back country travel: clothing, backpacks, tents, stoves, and sleeping systems. Students will be involved with the planning of a trip, including route selections, menu and food planning, and logistics. Students will be given the opportunity to develop and improve their outdoor living skills and learn about low impact camping and travel.