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Outdoor Explorer Series (Introductory Course): Staying Safe in Bear Country

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2023 (5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Payment Options:
Explorer Series Registration
Leaders: Dan Dunne
William Bush

Event Information


Join Outdoor UW for their new Outdoor Explorer Series.  Learn and practice a new skill that will make you more comfortable and excited for your next adventure! 

Join us at our introductionary bear saftey course to learn the difference between black and brown bears, how to safely travel in bear county, and more. This course will help provide you with a bear saftey toolkit to make you more confident and safe while traveling in bear country. 

Class Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the difference between bears

  • Understand where “bear country” is and what bear signs look like 

  • Learn how to safely navigate and camp in bear country 

  • How to set up a campsite in bear country

  • Practice with bear safety tools


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In the event that the course is cancelled by Outdoor UW, full refunds will be issued. Refunds will not be issued if participants cancel within 24 hours of event.
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Registration Count

Registration Type Registrations Remaining
All Participants 9 41