2011-2012 University Catalog 
2011-2012 University Catalog

PRLS 170 - Introduction to White-water Kayaking

Credits: 2 (NR)
Designed to provide students an overview and entry-level skills and knowledge necessary to navigate rapids up to Class II difficulty and plan and execute trips on moving water. Includes instruction in, but not limited to, paddle strokes and maneuvers, boat handling, basic terminology, equipment, proper clothing, kayak design, trip planning, river safety, self and group rescue techniques, water reading, river etiquette, and environmental ethics. A high priority is placed on emphasizing safety aspects.

Notes: Fee required.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 1
Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 0