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KIN74A:  HIKING - LEVEL 1


Course Description

Introduces the Santa Clara and San Benito County parks, trails, and surrounding areas. Includes fun hikes which average 4-6 miles on easy to moderate terrain. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Courses should be taken in sequential order.


Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate improved cardiovascular fitness.
  • Describe the importance of foot care, as well as layering for temperature and moisture management.
  • Explain first aid treatment for blisters, sunburn, and minor sprains.
  • Discuss the benefits of this physical activity, which can be performed throughout life for personal, recreational, and physical fitness purposes.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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