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PED 170 - Backpacking

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This course covers the proper techniques for establishing a campsite, navigating in the wilderness, and planning for an overnight trip. Topics include planning for meals, proper use of maps and compass, and packing and dressing for extended periods in the outdoors. Upon completion, students should be able to identify quality backpacking equipment, identify the principles of no - trace camping, and successfully complete a backpacking experience. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a Pre-major and/or elective course. Prerequisite: PED 111 or Departmental approval.

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