This one credit course is designed for students with little or no backpacking or hiking experience. Students will learn the fundamentals of multi-day wilderness travel and low impact camping techniques in a backcountry setting. Students will spend two nights out in the Hells Canyon Wilderness Area. The course is taught in the Outdoor Program office, Hoke 118, for two evening sessions to prepare students for the required overnight field session. The weekend trip allows students to apply the skills they’ve learned in the classroom in a backcountry environment. The course is designed to help students develop skills, form an appreciation for wilderness and nature, and gain an understanding of “Leave No Trace” techniques and outdoor equipment. Offered Spring Term.