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PE 116 Snowshoeing • 1 Cr.

Description:

Snowshoeing is a classic technique for exploring the backcountry in snowy conditions. Students tour designated mountain trails each week focusing on fitness, snowshoeing techniques, equipment care and safe mountain travel.

Details:

Fee: $20 equipment rental.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • At the end of this course the students will:
    • be confindent in basic snowshoe techniques
    • understand the importance of a lifelong fitness plan and how to stay active in winter months
    • improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance
    • identify potential winter travel risks
    • understand how to prepare for winter activities including weather and avalanche dangers
    • identify quality snowshoe equipment with an understanding of basic repair techniques
    • improve understanding of risk management issues associated with snowshoeing

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000