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FITN 314.1 Backpacking for Fitness I

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Kinesiology – Fitness (FITN) Courses

Course Description

Designed to increase fitness and strength. Introduces students to many aspects of backpacking including Identification of necessary backpacking equipment and supplies, development of a trip plan, investigation and avoidance of potential safety risks, and completion of a safe overnight backpacking excursion. Students will be expected to pay fees associated with campsite reservation.

Units: 0.5 - 2
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 7; Area 9E2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E2), UC