HPER 148 : Hiking
Class Hours4 lecture/lab
Medical clearance if you've been inactive. Able to walk at least 3 miles at one time.
Semester OfferedFall, Spring
This is an introductory hiking course designed to impart skills such as fitness preparation, navigation, and the logistics of planning a hiking trip on Kaua'i. This class will also examine certain aspects of group dynamics such as problem solving, communication, stress management, and leadership. Hawaiian folklore will be explored on some of the hikes. There will be class meetings for lecture and fitness to prep for the hikes, as well as day hiking trips.