ATBO-242 - Mountaineering

Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 56 hours Prerequisites: ATBO 221 and ATBO 141 Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $243.52 Lab Fees: $408.16 Total: $651.68 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ATBO242.pdf

This mountaineering course will cover the fundamental skills required to travel safely and efficiently in alpine terrain. These skills will include the following: navigation with map and compass, knot tying, equipment selection and use, route planning, glacier travel, interpreting glacier morphology, crevasse rescue, snow, ice and rock anchors recognition and climbing movement. Students should be motivated to travel in glaciated terrain and to make some peak ascents.