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WK Course introduction, grading, expectations Course syllabus
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Thermoregulation/dressing for outdoors
'Thermoregulation' by M. Strong

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Nutrition and hydration 'Nutrition and Hydration' by M. Strong
2
Heat and sun-induced injuries 'Heat and Sun-Induced Injuries' by M. Strong
Cold injuries 'Cold Injuries' by M. Strong

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Maps and map reading
Part one of 'Map and Compass' by M. Strong
3
Introduction to the compass Part two of the above 'Map and Compass' document

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Navigating by nature
'Navigating by Nature' by M. Strong
4
Map and compass techniques
Part three of the above 'Map and Compass' document
    Bring your compass to class    

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Wilderness/wilderness management 'Wilderness' by M. Strong
5
Backcountry ethics and practices 'Leave No Trace Ethics' by M. Strong
    'Backcountry hygiene suggestions for women' by T. Giovannoni
    'Water Treatment' by M. Strong

WORKSHEETS ARE DUE!
Worksheets are due at the START of class! Note the late penalty! View the course syllabus for details.


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Safety and survival techniques/equipment 'Survival tips for the Pacific Northwest' by Blanchard and Strong
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Animal/plants/insect hazards 'Bears and Cougars' by J. Blanchard and M. Strong
    'Poison Oak by M. Strong
    'Ticks and Lyme disease' by M. Strong

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Outdoor activity at altitude 'The Air Out There' by M. Strong
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Weather/Lightning as a weather hazard 'Lightning' by M. Strong
Final exam preparation 'Final examination info/practice questions' and 'final exam map'

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Final examination
Please complete an online course evaluation
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