Wilderness Survival Skills

Wilderness Survival Skills - NRT225
Credits:
4
Substitutes:
Students will learn the important necessary skills required to professionally conduct extended backcountry trips for guiding in the adventure tourism industry. Topics will include: client expectations and professionalism, specialized training and certification (hard skills), trip planning and preparation, outdoor clothing and gear selection, outdoor cooking and nutrition, leave no trace camping, wilderness safety, liability and risk management, wilderness survival, outdoor leadership, and wilderness communication. Case examples of high profile adventure travel companies will be explored.