WS Schedule and Links to Readings

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Download the WS Schedule as a PDF

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OPP - Credit for Adventure

TOPICS

LINKS TO READING ASSIGNMENTS

WEEK 1

Course overview

Thermoregulation_dressing for the outdoors

OPTIONAL READINGS

WEEK 2

Food and water needs

Cold injuries

OPTIONAL READINGS

Heat and sun-induced injuries

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WEEK 3

Maps and map reading

OPTIONAL READINGS

Introduction to the compass

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Part ONE of map and compass

Part TWO of map and compass

WEEK 4

Maps and compass techniques

OPTIONAL READINGS

Part THREE of map and compass

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bring your compass to class

WEEK 5

Backcountry ethics and practices

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WEEK 6

Survival equipment and protocols

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map and compass worksheet due

Planty and insect hazards

Water treatment

Wilderness/wilderness management

WEEK 7

Outdoor activity at altitude

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Weather and lightning

Bears and cougars

OPTIONAL READINGS

Final exam preparation

WEEK 8

Final examination

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Exam map - -not necessary to bring to final