This experientially based backpacking/camping course focuses on basic skills necessary to safely plan, prepare for, and embark on short-stay overnight backcountry trips where emergency medical care can be delayed. Safe travel, camping skills, equipment selection/operation, Leave No Trace, and sound decision-making are all introduced as foundational skills in the course
Create waitlist. Classroom dates: October 16, 18, 23 & 25. Trip Dates: October 27, 28 & 29. Trip will be to Zion depending on environmental conditions. The UNLV Paradise Campus (PAR) is located at 851 E. Tropicana in Las Vegas (Southeast corner of Tropicana and Swenson across from the Thomas and Mack).