Spring 2019 ACT Courses: 

For more information on these ACT courses contact: Outdoor Recreation Program Director: Ty Atwater at Ty.atwater@montana.edu or assistant director Dan Sandberg at Daniel.sandberg@montana.edu or ACT Lead Coordinator: Abbey Holm at abbey.holm@montana.edu 

ACT 391-001 – Special Topics: Wilderness First Responder, 2-credits, CRN 35078

Course Description: Wilderness First Responder covers the fundamentals of emergency care in a non-urban environment, including physiology, injury assessment, short term and long-term care, anatomy, and small group rescues. Wilderness First Responder is a nationally recognized standard for wilderness medicine for outdoor industry professionals in the United State.

Class Title:

ACT 391 Special Topics: Wilderness First Responder

Class Beginning:

February 4, 2019

Class Ending:

April 17th, 2019

Class Meeting

 

Mondays & Wednesdays afternoon 1:00pm-5:00pm. Field day on April 1st, 6pm-11pm

There is an attendance policy regarding the classroom and field sessions, be sure to check the syllabus to make sure you meet these requirements to pass this course.

 This is a Pass/Fail course. 

Location:

Classroom sessions on Mondays meet at Marga Hosaeus Fitness Center room 175.

Classroom sessions on Wednesdays and field sessions meet at the Outdoor Recreation Center, 1401 W Lincoln St.

Field Sites: TBD

*Locations subject to change

 

Instructor: Ty Atwater

Ty.atwater@montana.edu

Any necessary equipment students provide:

  • Clothing and footwear to be outside in a variety of inclement weather conditions
  • Headlamp
  • Day trip sized backpack

Transportation on field day: transportation is provided and group meets at Outdoor Recreation Center for departure.

ADDITIONAL FEES: $285: Course fees will be used to cover costs of field supplies, equipment and related travel expenses.

 ACT 224 – Cross Country Skiing, 1-credit, CRN 35192

Course Description: This course will prepare students to participate in all aspects of recreational cross-country skiing, including skate and classic skiing on groomed terrain as well as classic skiing in ungroomed/backcountry terrain.  Classes will include practice sessions on campus as well as off-campus field experiences to local trails.  Course fee includes all equipment, trail passes, instruction, and transportation.  No pre-requisites.

 

Class Title:

ACT 224 Cross Country Skiing

Class Beginning:

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Class Ending:

February 14, 2019

Class Meeting

 

6 Class Sessions Thursdays afternoons 1:00pm-5:00pm. Field day on Feb. 9th, 8:30am-5pm.

This is aPass/Fail course. Attendance is required at all classroom and field sessions.

Location:

Classroom and field sessions meet at the Outdoor Recreation Building at 1401 W Lincoln St.

Field Sites: Bozeman Community Nordic Trails. Field day: Hyalite Canyon

*Locations subject to change


Instructor:
Dan Sandberg

Daniel.sandberg@montana.edu 

Transportation on field days: transportation is provided and group meets at Outdoor Recreation building for departure.

 ADDITIONAL FEES: $155: Course fees will be used to cover costs of equipment and related travel expenses.

ERTH 102CS-003 – Topics in Earth Sciences: Snow Science: The Theory and Practice, 1-credit, CRN 32612

Course Description: The Outdoor Recreation Program is partnering with the Earth Sciences Department to put on a 1-credit AIARE avalanche 1 course. This course requires a total of approximately 32 hours as compared to a traditional 24-hour avalanche 1 course.  Students can expect to go a little deeper into snow science topics and concepts. In order to register for this course you must also register for the course using an add/drop form.  Contact Dan Sandberg at daniel.sandberg@montana.edu to do so.

Class Title:

ERTH 102CS-003 – Topics in Earth Sciences: Snow Science: The Theory and Practice

Class Beginning:

February 19, 2019

Class Ending:

March 3, 2019

Class Meeting

 

Feb. 19 1-5pm (classroom)
Feb 21 1-5pm (Bridger Bowl)
Feb. 26 1-5pm (classroom)
Feb. 28 1-5pm (Bridger Bowl)
March 2, 8:00am to 5:30pm (Backcountry location)
March 3, 8:00am to 5:30pm (Backcountry location)

This is aPass/Fail course. Attendance is required at all classroom and field sessions.

Location:

Classroom sessions on Tuesdays meet at Gaines Room 140.

Field days on Thursdays and on March 2 and 3 meet at the Outdoor Recreation Center, 1401 W Lincoln St.

*Locations subject to change

 

Instructor: Dan Sandberg

Daniel.sandberg@montana.edu 

Transportation on field days: transportation is provided and group meets at Outdoor Recreation building for departure.

 

ADDITIONAL FEES: $250: Register seperately with Outdoor Recreation Program by calling 406-994-3621 or by stopping in to the Outdoor Recreation Center.