Mountaineering – Course Description
Instruction and experience in alpine climbing skills emphasizing snow and ice travel, safety, land navigation, winter hazard evaluation, minimal impact camping skills, and equipment selection. Three full-day classroom sessions before the trip required. Plan and participate in a ten-day field trip over winter break. Additional charge assessed for the field trip with a non-refundable deposit. Refer to the online schedule of classes for the current charge. Final grades will not post until the second week of January. In the interim, a grade of LA will be given. December-graduating seniors should be aware this will delay graduation clearance and posting of degrees. Required prerequisites: HESO 257 and HESO 258.