1139.10 Lightweight Backpacking
Previous Experience Required! (Student must have taken 1139.03 or have true backpacking experience.)
Lightweight Backpacking is for the individual with some backpacking experience or has taken Backpacking 1. We will cover everything you need to know to select and use the proper high-tech equipment for a lightweight backpacking trip. Instruction will include tarp shelter design and how to reduce overall pack weight. We will not be using tents or do any cooking. The course will include a weekend trip.
- All class sessions are mandatory. Any student not attending the first class session of a course will be dropped from the class and replaced by others that are on the waiting list and in attendance of the class. Each student is responsible for adding or dropping any courses with their college.
- All classes require an additional trip / activity fee. All trip / activity fees must be paid in full by the second class session.
- There will be no refund of any trip or activity fees at anytime.
- Class room session times, locations, dates, trip dates, and fees are subject to change. There will be no refund of deposit or trip fee if this is required. A current OSU e-mail address will be used to contact all students enrolled in a class for notification of any changes.