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RPK - Recreation and Parks

RPK 170

RECREATIONAL BACKPACKING

(1.00 CR.)

Presents backpacking skills including destination selection, route planning, gear selection and preparation (individual and group), trip safety, packing techniques, wilderness medicine and backcountry protocols, food selection, cooking techniques and clothing selection. Presents land use ethic of Leave No Trace, permitting requirements and outdoor skills. Laboratory 2 hours per week.

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