Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Backpacking and Trail Maintenance
R113 | 27235 | David Calvin


CLASS TIME:	April 2 & 9, 6:00-10:00pm in the IMU Hoosier Room
	(Attendance at class is required to attend travel dates)
TRAVEL DATES:	April 11-13
INSTRUCTOR:	David Calvin
LOCATION:	Knobstone Trail, Indiana
DESCRIPTION:	This course is designed to introduce students to
basic backpacking skills. R113 Backpacking is a highly experiential
course where participants must engage in backcountry cooking,
campsite development and maintenance, Leave No Trace Principles, and
new skills demonstration.  There is a service learning component to
this course that entails trail maintenance.
BOOKS:	Allen and Mike’s Really Cook Backpackin’ Book, by O’Bannon
and Clelland.
ASSIGNMENTS:	Readings
EVALUATION:	30% skill demonstration, 30% expedition behavior,
30% written examination, and 10% self assessment.
ADDITIONAL FEE:	The additional fee for the class is $160, which
includes transportation, food, and group camping equipment.