NRRT 351 - Wilderness Instructors

  • 3 credits
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Ever considered being an instructor or guide in the outdoor recreation industry? Learn the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to instruct students in the backcountry and various outdoor recreation activities.

This hands-on course will give you the tools to instruct in mountain environments. Topics include avalanche safety, backcountry ski/snow travel, river rescue techniques, and how to lead sport and traditional rock climbing routes.

Must register for lecture and laboratory

Important Information

This course is a hands-on Wednesday night course.

Field trip dates are:

Overnight-Backcountry Skiing/Avalance Awareness

March 2-3

Rock Climbing

April 13-14


Ethan Billingsley

(970) 491-4994 |

Ethan Billingsley is an alumnus of Warner College – earning his B.S. in natural resource recreation and tourism and his M.S. in human dimensions of natural resources. Prior to joining CSU, Ethan worked as both an educator and guide in many different natural resource based settings, such as, whitewater rafting, horse-packing, and sea kayaking.