The Backcountry Guide Certificate consists of a mix of courses from Outdoor Leadership, Wilderness and Park Management, Physical Education, Biology, and Health Courses. As a graduate, you will have the foundational skills and technical knowledge regarding guiding trips and recreational excursions in backcountry and wilderness settings.
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