OFFP/OFFS/OFFR:NEPAL Sherpa Life and Culture.

This program provides students with the unique opportunity to learn about Nepal's Sherpa culture, geography and ecology. On a spectacular 14-day trek to Mount Everest Base Camp, students will be immersed in Sherpa culture both by engaging with our Sherpa team and through the many cross-cultural sessions we will have in villages along the way. Students must be physically fit and able to trek up to 10 miles each day over challenging terrain. Students will be required to submit a health form signed by a physician. Prerequisite: BIOL:550 with the topic as The Biology of Life in the Khumbu. 2 SH. CC: Cross-Cultural.