Apr
5
Wed
Top Rope Climbing @ OFCMC in Carbondale
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Class Description:

Introduces basic top rope rock climbing skills, techniques, and physical fitness. The student will learn the basic principles of top rope climbing, how to select the appropriate equipment, anchor construction, climbing movement, safety, communication, and etiquette.

This is an introductory climbing course and the first of a four-class climbing series that includes Sport Climbing, Rock II and climbing Self-Rescue. Topics of instruction include climbing basics: tying knots, belaying, repelling, and climbing movements. There is one mandatory meeting at Spring Valley climbing wall from 6-7:50pm on 4/5, as well as one field trip:(two nights) trip departing on April 7 at 8am and returning on April 9 at 6pm. Non-refundable course charge ($102) includes access fee, two dinners, two breakfasts, campground fees, transportation, group camping equipment and climbing gear. Minimum age 18.

Faculty: Michael Schneiter
Meets: F,S,SU, W • April 5, 2017 – April 9, 2017
Refund Date: April 3, 2017
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn: #03101

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Apr
6
Thu
Sport Climbing @ CMC in Spring Valley
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description:

Introduces sport climbing principles, lead climbing techniques, and problem-solving skills. Emphasizes sound judgment, decision-making skills, group dynamics, and personal safety.

This course introduces sport climbing principles, lead climbing techniques and problem solving skills. It is the second course in a 4-class progression including Top Rope Climbing, Rock II, and Climbing Self Rescue. Emphasizes sound judgment, decision making skills, group dynamics and personal safety. The course includes three mandatory pre-trip meetings on 4/6, 4/13 and 4/20 and two field trips on 4/22 and 4/23. The nonrefundable course charge ($41) includes field transportation, access, parking fees, and group equipment.

Faculty: Michael Schneiter
Meets: TH, S,SU • April 6, 2017 – April 23, 2017
Refund Date: April 10, 2017
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn: #03281

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Apr
7
Fri
River Orientation II @ OFCMC in Carbondale
Apr 7 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
photo of students rafting in whitewaterClass Description:

This course provides advanced-level experience in whitewater raft handling and water reading skills through direct experiences on selected rivers. Students will learn advanced rafting techniques, river trip planning, advanced river safety procedures, equipment, logistics, camp management, hazard evaluation, minimum impact techniques, and the natural history of river environments. Added emphasis will be placed on approaching material from the professional river guide’s perspective. Minimum age: 17.

This class provides advanced-level training and knowledge in whitewater raft handling and water reading skills through direct experiences on selected rivers. There will be three field day outings (day trips on 4/7, 4/8 & 4/9) on local rivers, and a field overnight trip (4/14-4/16) on the Upper Colorado River. Students will learn advanced rafting techniques, river trip planning, advanced river safety procedures, equipment, logistics, camp management, hazard evaluation, minimum impact techniques, and the natural history of river environments. Added emphasis will be placed on approaching material from a leadership perspective. (Pre-requisites: OUT-116, or OUT-121, or OUT-204 or instructor permission). The nonrefundable course charge ($252.75)includes transportation, access fees, campground charges, all river equipment and 10 meals. Minimum age 17. Please call Johann Aberger at 970-947-8237 for more information.

Faculty: Richard L. Norman
Meets: F,S,SU, F,S,SU • April 7, 2017 – April 16, 2017
Refund Date: April 10, 2017
Credit Hours: 2.0
Syn: #03249

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Apr
25
Tue
Wilderness First Responder Ref @ CMC in Spring Valley
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:20 pm
Class Description:

Meets the standards for recertification of a Wilderness First Responder certification. Topics to be included are CPR, patient assessment, trauma, medical, and environmental emergencies. This course is required to maintain a current Wilderness First Responder certification, which must be recertified every three years.

This refresher course requires a current WFR certification or a card within 1 year of the expiration date. Field days are mandatory and will be held on 4/29 & 4/30. Upon successful completion of this course students will be awarded professional rescuer (CPR) and renewal Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certifications from Desert Mountain Medicine. The nonrefundable supplemental course charge includes textbook, certifications, and expendable supplies. Minimum age 18.

Faculty: Johann Aberger
Meets: T,TH, S,SU • April 25, 2017 – April 30, 2017
Refund Date: April 25, 2017
Credit Hours: 1.0
Syn: #03099

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