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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Winter Field Studies Certificate


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Additional information available on the Outdoor Leadership & Recreation Technology Department website.

This Winter Field Studies certificate is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of outdoor settings. Students will acquire skills in emergency medical care techniques useful in backcountry settings that enable them to respond correctly to medical and trauma situations, as well as basic search and rescue techniques. In particular students will learn winter wilderness survival techniques in the nivean environment at or near timberline, backcountry cooking, and technical ice climbing skills. Students will learn about snow and avalanche phenomena, hazard evaluation, rescue, avalanche forecasting and mitigation.

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