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About the Course

Mountains 101­­ is a broad and integrated overview of the mountain world. This 12-lesson course covers an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological, and human dimensions of mountain places in Alberta, Canada, and around the world. Specifically, we'll study the geological origins of mountains, how they’re built-up and worn-down over time; we’ll learn about their importance for biodiversity and water cycles, globally and locally; we’ll explore their cultural significance to societies around the globe, and how that relationship has evolved over time; and we’ll learn how mountains are used, how they’re protected, and how today they’re experiencing rapid change in a warming climate. At the end of each lesson, Mountains 101 will also provide learners with some smart tricks -- Tech Tips -- to safely enjoy time in the high alpine environment: from how to pick the best footwear for hiking to making smart decisions in avalanche terrain. We’ll be delivering your online lessons from valley bottoms to mountaintops, from museums and labs, to alpine huts and other spectacular alpine sites, and we’ll do so with the help of a whole host of experts. We invite you to join us for this online adventure! The mountains are calling......

Top reviews

May 4, 2021

Entertaining and interesting subject. This course gives us a perfect overview of mountains' importance on our environment and their value to our lives as a human. Thank you for this incredible course.

Dec 22, 2017

So interesting! So well made, every lesson is thought out the interactive mountain map was a joy to complete each time! Incredibly thoughtful and sensitive to every aspect that touches the mountains.

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By Martin S

Apr 9, 2017

What an amazing course, thank you so very much !!

By Ninja N

Mar 27, 2017

Very diverse and interesting course, well-taught!

By Tamiris A D C

Aug 15, 2021

O curso é excelente, bem didático e informativo.

By Anne L

Dec 18, 2020

Excellent course! Loved the pictures and guests!

By Michele B

Sep 11, 2020

Very informative with knowledgeable instructors.

By Chris K

Jun 6, 2020

informative, eye opening and stunning. Thank you

By Marie-Pier L

Apr 11, 2017

Awesome course, really interesting for everyone!

By Ajay C

Mar 22, 2017

Great course. Very informative and entertaining.

By julie t

Jun 24, 2020

A superb blend of science, history and culture.

By Sai N D B

May 21, 2020

amazing ,amazing

thanks a lot

very great course

By Harold J

Nov 19, 2020

Excellent course - interesting and informative

By Suzi D

Jun 30, 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Thanks so much!

By Eñaut I E

Apr 12, 2021

Thanks for the incredible course!! Great job!

By Joan V M

Feb 8, 2019

Amazing! I enjoyed and learned a lot, thanks!

By A S

Jul 29, 2020

Highly recommending this course to everyone.

By Miroslav J

Feb 8, 2020

Could be a bit tougher. But loved it anyway.

By kate m

Jul 29, 2019

Such a great class! So glad that I took it.

By Maxim B

Jun 27, 2020

This course deserve 5 stars without doubts!

By Beyzanur K

May 4, 2021

Coğrafya bölümü öğrencisiyim, faydalı oldu

By gerald m

Apr 17, 2017

excellent course, much enjoyed the journey


Sep 12, 2020

I liked the course. It was very practical

By Jakub M

Apr 11, 2020

Interesting course and useful information

By Sean G

Jan 16, 2019


By Stacey E

Jun 14, 2020

Excellent course, will highly recommend!


Jan 31, 2019

Fantastic course, I enjoyed it so much.