Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Backpacking
R100 | 7275 | David Calvin

Class Time:  November 3, 6:00-10:00pm in the Hoosier Room in the IMU
(Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)

Travel Dates:  November 7-9

Location:  Shawnee National Forest, Illinois

This course is designed to introduce you to basic backpacking and
wilderness expedition skills. R100 Backpacking is a highly
experiential course where you must engage in camp setting and
maintenance, minimum impact techniques, and new skill demonstration.
You will be evaluated on these dimensions, as well as your expedition

Backpacking Basics: The Fourth Edition, by Winnett and Findling

Readings, short presentation, and a written exam


30% skill demonstration, 30% written examination, 20% three page
paper,   20% expedition behavior

ADDITIONAL FEE:	The additional fee for the class is $200, which includes
transportation, food, and group gear.  You will sign a bursar slip the
first day of class to pay this fee.