Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023

OUL 205 - Introduction to Backcountry Ski and Snowboard

(1) Make the transition from resort to backcountry riding (ski or snowboard). Learn how to travel uphill efficiently and navigate variable snow conditions on the descent - from deep powder to hard pack and everything in-between. Learn how to plan backcountry tours, choose appropriate terrain, and equipment for backcountry riding. Explore the relationship between winter adventure and the Christian faith. Must have strong intermediate or better (blue/black diamond) ski/snowboard background. Students will choose riding preference (ski or snowboard) based on experience and interest.

Prerequisites: Must have strong intermediate or better (blue/black diamond) ski/snowboard background. 
Fee
Course fee required.
When Offered
Every spring semester.