An advanced outdoor technical skill course focusing on techniques and procedures to conduct basic mountaineering experiences. Topics include: snow, ice, and alpine climbing; avalanche awareness; use of technical equipment such as crampons ice axes, snow pickets and ice screws. Students are required to provide proper clothing and personal gear for winter backcountry travel. Additional course fee required. Springs. Prerequisite(s): AP 2210, (AP 2300 or AP 2309), (AP 3301 or AP 3109), and (AP 3400 or AP 3401 or AP 3409 or current WFR).
*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.