COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Number

NCT7-251

Date

June 29, 2022 - July 20, 2022

Blue ridge mtns backpacking, climbing & canoeing

Sample Course Itinerary
This is only a SAMPLE itinerary only. Adjustments will be made due to weather, programming area availability and group dynamics.
DAY 1: Course start, duffle shuffle, camp craft
DAY 2-5: Backpacking training expedition: navigation and risk management skills
DAY 6-8: Rock climbing, belaying, rappelling and multi-pitch climbing
DAY 9-11: Backpacking main expedition: advanced navigation and group decision-making
DAY 12: Service project: trail building or work with community service organization; resupply
DAY 13-15: Whitewater canoeing: paddle strokes, boat maneuvers, rapid scouting, self-rescue
DAY 16-18: Solo
DAY 19-20: Backpacking final expedition: leadership and independence, summit peak
DAY 21: Personal challenge event, clean and de-issue gear, graduation ceremony
DAY 22: Course end. Transportation to the airport.