Eric Barnard


Eric Barnard, Instructor

Phone: 507.457.2620
Office: Integrated Wellness Center, Rm. 140


  • MS: Outdoor Education/Adventure Based Leadership, Winona State University
  • BS : Outdoor Education, Idaho State University

Teaching Interests:

  • Rock Climbing
  • Maps, Compass, and Geocaching
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Wilderness Ethics, Safety and Survival


  • Outdoor Education and Recreation Center Interim Director
  • Certified Leave No Trace Trainer
  • Certified rock climbing instructor with the Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA)
  • Founder of the Common Adventures Club
  • NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute Instructor
  • Outdoor Education & Recreation Center Director (
  • Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA) Indoor and Outdoor Instructor Trainer