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PE 1610: Backpacking in the Finger Lakes

A group of hikers

Escape from campus to explore the glens, gorges, wooded hills, waterfalls, vistas and trails of the Finger Lakes region. Learn basic outdoor living skills, including hiking, navigation, equipment selection and use, camping, backcountry cooking, and safety.

Details

Course Fee

Students: $385*
Community: $480
CU Faculty/Staff: $425

*Free to students who are in need of a PE credit. (Students will first be billed the course fee, after passing and completing the course they will then be reimbursed the course fee. You must fulfill those requirements in order to receive the reimbursement.)
Fee Notes All group camping equipment and food

Attendance

First class is mandatory.
Students must attend all classes to receive PE credit.

Prerequisites

No previous experience.

Drop Deadline

September 3rd

Enrollment

Links

Medical Form
Section 1 Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Saturday 9/11/21 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday 9/15/21 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Sat-Sun 9/18/21 to 9/19/21 (overnight) 10:00am (Sat) to 11:00am (Sun)
Wednesday 9/22/21 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fri-Sun 9/24/21 to 9/26/21 (overnights) 5:00pm (Fri) to 11:00am (Sun)

Section 2 Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Saturday 10/16/21 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday 10/20/21 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Sat-Sun 10/23/21 to 10/24/21 (overnight) 10:00am (Sat) to 11:00am (Sun)
Wednesday 10/27/21 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fri-Sun 10/29/21 to 10/31/21 (overnights) 5:00pm (Fri) to 11:00am (Sun)
Section 3 Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Saturday 10/16/21 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday 10/20/21 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Sat-Sun 10/23/21 to 10/24/21 (overnight) 10:00am (Sat) to 11:00am (Sun)
Wednesday 10/27/21 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fri-Sun 10/29/21 to 10/31/21 (overnights) 5:00pm (Fri) to 11:00am (Sun)