Course Description


RE 455 WEA National Standard Program I
2 cr. (1-0-2)
Offered: Summer
Prerequisite: Junior standing and instructor's permission; RE 155, RE 250, RE 356, HL 242 or RE 352, or WFR, or WEMT; RE 251 or RE 261 strongly recommended.
An introduction to expedition planning. Major topics include route selection, menu planning and rations, transportation and logistics, equipment, emergency procedures and forms, liability and risk management, expedition behavior, leadership and judgment. This is the first in a three-course series to meet WEA requirements for outdoor leadership certification.