Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Backpacking
R110 | 21238 | David Calvin
CLASS TIME: September 19 & 26, 6:00-10:00pm in the IMU M086
(Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES: September 28-30
INSTRUCTOR: David Calvin
LOCATION: Knobstone Trail, Indiana
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to introduce students to
basic backpacking skills. R110 Backpacking is a highly experiential
course where the participant must engage in backcountry cooking,
campsite development and maintenance, Leave No Trace Principles, and
new skills demonstration.
BOOKS: Allen and Mike’s Really Cook Backpackin’ Book, by O’Bannon
EVALUATION: 30% skill demonstration, 20% expedition behavior,
30% written examination, and 20% three page paper.
ADDITIONAL FEE: The additional fee for the class is $160, which
includes transportation, food, and group camping equipment.