OUT 109 Winter Wilderness Survival Skills

2 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: OUT 102 or OUT 106, OUT 108

Emphasizes winter survival techniques in the nivean environment at or near timberline. Focuses on winter ecology, basic snow science, and avalanche safety and rescue in a backcountry setting. This course includes field days and an overnight in a snow cave.