Boulder Mountain School - Class Prerequisites

Class prerequisites, grouped by school

Hiking & Backpacking
class abbreviation prerequisites comments
Hiking and Survival Essentials HSE none
Hiking Navigation HN HSE or equivalent experience (apply to instructor)
Hiking Route and Trip Planning HRTP HSE, HN
Backpacking BP HSE, HN
Rock Climbing
Single Pitch Climbing SPC HSE (recommended)
Top Rope Anchor Clinic TRAC SPC
Rock Self Rescue RSR SPC, TRC
Rock Seconding School RSS SPC, TRC, RSR
Sport Lead Clinic SLC SPC, RSR
Rock Lead School RLS RSS see website to apply for entrance to instructor
Snow
Basic Snow BS HSE or equivalent experience (apply to instructor)
Intermediate Snow IS BS
BMS Certification
All of above classes except rock lead courses (SLC, RLS)
Avalanche
NSP Avalanche Level I NSPALI none
AIARE Avalanche Level I AALI none
AIARE Avalanche Level II AALII none
Skiing
Area Telemark Clinic ATC none
Tele/AT Backcountry Ski Clinic TBSC see website to apply to instructor for entrance
Ski Mountaineering SM Entrance by application only; adequate ski experience required.
Ice Climbing
Ice Climbing Clinic ICC HSE, RSS or equivalent experience (apply to instructor)
Winter Camping
Winter Camping Class WC HSE
Advanced Mountaineering School (AMS)
Advanced Mountaineering School AMS HSE, HRTP, IS see website to apply to instructor for entrance