Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Not enrolled in a high school program.
Course Attribute:
University Connected Learning
This course prepares students for a career in mountain guiding. Course content includes client management, client security, guide security, route planning and selection, group dynamics, risk management, skill development and certifications, guiding lifestyle, and professionalism. Additional focus will include permitting through United States National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and State Parks. Emphasis on minimum-impact wilderness travel and public land policy will be included. Students should have competency in either (a) rock climbing, (b) ice climbing, (c) mountaineering, or (d) skiing before enrolling in this course.