Part of a NOLS outdoor skills training experience. Students registering for this course need to register and pay for a NOLS course. The PSU cost per credit is reduced for this course. 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. Falls, Winterim, Springs, Summers. Prerequisite(s): approval of Adventure Education Program Coordinator.
*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.