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PMGT 012B: Backcountry Technical Rescue

Course Description

This course provides students the opportunity to develop basic skills necessary to rock climb and perform a basic rescue. Skills taught include how to use climbing and rescue equipment, establishing anchors, rock climbing, rappelling, and rope rescue. This course follows State Fire Marshall's L.A.R.R.O. training curriculum with additional content relating to back-country/wilderness settings.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 32 – 36
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 48 – 54

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 7/19/23