Boulder Mountain School - Class Prerequisites

Class prerequisites, grouped by school

Hiking & Backpacking
class abbreviation prerequisites comments
Wilderness Hiking and Survival Essentials WHSE none
Wilderness Navigation WN WHSE or equivalent experience (apply to instructor)
Wilderness Route and Trip Planning WRTP WHSE, WN
Backpacking BP WHSE, WN
Rock Climbing
Single Pitch Climbing SPC WHSE (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 WHSE or equivalent experience (apply to instructor)
Intermediate Snow IS BS, SPC or equivalent experience (apply to instructor)
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 WHSE, RSS or equivalent experience (apply to instructor)
Winter Camping
Winter Camping Class WC WHSE
Advanced Mountaineering School (AMS)
Advanced Mountaineering School AMS WHSE, WRTP, IS see website to apply to instructor for entrance