PE 235 Adventure Trip Planning & Risk Management • 1 Cr.
Explores the leadership dynamics of risk management including recognizing hazards, decision making, site assessment checklists, accessibility and backcountry first aid requirements.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- identify real and percieved risks associated with select adventure activities
- distinguish between levels of risk within specific areas
- develop a risk management plan proposal
- develop risk checklists for specific adventure sites
- identify potential risks associated with human error
- develop contingency plans when risk exceeds benefits
- manage groups traveling in the outdoors safely
- develop strong critical thinking skills and judgment in wilderness situations