This class offers students the opportunity to explore literature that focuses on the outdoors – exploring numerous genres such as novels, short stories and poetry. Both survival and wildlife literature will be studied. Student’s commitment to active classroom participation in discussion is expected, as well as contributing your own enthusiasm for outdoor activities.
"Mountains are the means, the man is the end. The goal is not to reach the tops of mountains, but to improve the man."
~Walter Bonatti, Italian Climber
READING LIST (MAY OR MAY NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING):
- Touching Spirit Bear
- Into the Wild
- 127 Hours
- Into Thin Air
- Never Cry Wolf