Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Feb 16 only. Field classes Feb 19-21. No camping required. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php .
  • Class Number: 2192
  • Instructor: FURMAN, NATHAN N
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $396.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Feb 16 only. Field classes Feb 19-21. No camping required. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php .

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Jan 19th only. Field trip Jan 22 - 24. No camping required. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneiou.php .
  • Class Number: 5723
  • Instructor: FURMAN, NATHAN N
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $396.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Jan 19th only. Field trip Jan 22 - 24. No camping required. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneiou.php .

PRTS 207 - 003 Avalanche-Level 1


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Jan 27 only. Field classes Feb 5-7. No camping required. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneiou.php .

PRTS 207 - 003 Avalanche-Level 1

  • Class Number: 15019
  • Instructor: RUSHFORD, NICHOLAS H
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $396.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Jan 27 only. Field classes Feb 5-7. No camping required. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneiou.php .

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. No camping required. Class meets Feb 2 from 6-9pm. Field session takes place on February 12-14. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level 2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php .
  • Class Number: 11569
  • Instructor: FURMAN, NATHAN N
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $396.00
  • Seats Available: -1

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. No camping required. Class meets Feb 2 from 6-9pm. Field session takes place on February 12-14. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level 2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php .

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. No camping required. Class meets February 17th from 6-9pm. Field session takes place on February 26 - 28. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreation Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1456, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008; Avalanche Level 2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581-8969.
  • Class Number: 16290
  • Instructor: Snavely, Zachary
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $396.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. No camping required. Class meets February 17th from 6-9pm. Field session takes place on February 26 - 28. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreation Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1456, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008; Avalanche Level 2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581-8969.

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. No camping required. Class meets Jan 20th from 6pm to 9pm. Field Session takes place on January 29-31. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneiou.php .
  • Class Number: 8405
  • Instructor: FURMAN, NATHAN N
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $396.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. No camping required. Class meets Jan 20th from 6pm to 9pm. Field Session takes place on January 29-31. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneiou.php .

PRTS 208 - 001 Avalanche-Level 2


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Tuesday, Jan 19 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Field sessions Fri-Sun, Jan 22 – Jan 24. Day sessions only, no camping required. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins,snowboard/splitboard, or snowshoes. Class will focus on leadership iwthin recreational backcountry travel, analysis of stability, decision making, snowpack metamorphosis, terrain features, safe travel, human factors, and rescue scenarios. Students must have completed PRTS 2007 (“Avalanche1”) prior to fall 2019 in order to enroll in this course. If you have not taken PRTS 2007, but have taken an Avalanche Level 1 of American Avalanche Association standards and would like to enroll, contact Nate Furman with questions. Completing PRTS 2008 and PRTS 2009 will result in a Recreational Avalanche Level 2 Certificate of completion. For all questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop/php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

PRTS 208 - 001 Avalanche-Level 2

  • Class Number: 12567
  • Instructor: RUSHFORD, NICHOLAS H
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $562.00
  • Seats Available: 2

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Tuesday, Jan 19 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Field sessions Fri-Sun, Jan 22 – Jan 24. Day sessions only, no camping required. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins,snowboard/splitboard, or snowshoes. Class will focus on leadership iwthin recreational backcountry travel, analysis of stability, decision making, snowpack metamorphosis, terrain features, safe travel, human factors, and rescue scenarios. Students must have completed PRTS 2007 (“Avalanche1”) prior to fall 2019 in order to enroll in this course. If you have not taken PRTS 2007, but have taken an Avalanche Level 1 of American Avalanche Association standards and would like to enroll, contact Nate Furman with questions. Completing PRTS 2008 and PRTS 2009 will result in a Recreational Avalanche Level 2 Certificate of completion. For all questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop/php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

PRTS 208 - 002 Avalanche-Level 2


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Wednesday, February 05 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Field sessions Fri-Sun, Feb 12 - Feb 14. Day sessions only, no camping required. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins,snowboard/splitboard, or snowshoes. Class will focus on leadership iwthin recreational backcountry travel, analysis of stability, decision making, snowpack metamorphosis, terrain features, safe travel, human factors, and rescue scenarios. Students must have completed PRTS 2007 (“Avalanche 1”) prior to fall 2019 in order to enroll in this course. If you have not taken PRTS 2007, but have taken an Avalanche Level 1 of American Avalanche Association standards and would like to enroll, contact Nate Furman with questions. Completing PRTS 2008 and PRTS 2009 will result in a Recreational Avalanche Level 2 Certificate of completion. For all questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop/php or contact teh Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

PRTS 208 - 002 Avalanche-Level 2

  • Class Number: 15021
  • Instructor: RUSHFORD, NICHOLAS H
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $562.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Wednesday, February 05 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Field sessions Fri-Sun, Feb 12 - Feb 14. Day sessions only, no camping required. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins,snowboard/splitboard, or snowshoes. Class will focus on leadership iwthin recreational backcountry travel, analysis of stability, decision making, snowpack metamorphosis, terrain features, safe travel, human factors, and rescue scenarios. Students must have completed PRTS 2007 (“Avalanche 1”) prior to fall 2019 in order to enroll in this course. If you have not taken PRTS 2007, but have taken an Avalanche Level 1 of American Avalanche Association standards and would like to enroll, contact Nate Furman with questions. Completing PRTS 2008 and PRTS 2009 will result in a Recreational Avalanche Level 2 Certificate of completion. For all questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop/php or contact teh Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

PRTS 209 - 001 Avalanche Rescue


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Jan 19th only. Field trip Jan 25. No camping. This class covers the standards published by the American Avalanche Association for Avalanche Rescue Courses, including (a) avalanche rescue principles, (b) avalanche gear and technique, (c) companion rescue process, (d) avalanche victim basic patient care, and (e) recognizing needs and identifying additional resources. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop.php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

PRTS 209 - 001 Avalanche Rescue

  • Class Number: 15751
  • Instructor: RUSHFORD, NICHOLAS H
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $287.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Jan 19th only. Field trip Jan 25. No camping. This class covers the standards published by the American Avalanche Association for Avalanche Rescue Courses, including (a) avalanche rescue principles, (b) avalanche gear and technique, (c) companion rescue process, (d) avalanche victim basic patient care, and (e) recognizing needs and identifying additional resources. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop.php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

PRTS 209 - 002 Avalanche Rescue


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Feb 5 only. Field trip Feb 15. No camping. This class covers the standards published by the American Avalanche Association for Avalanche Rescue Courses, including (a) avalanche rescue principles, (b) avalanche gear and technique, (c) companion rescue process, (d) avalanche victim basic patient care, and (e) recognizing needs and identifying additional resources. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop/php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

PRTS 209 - 002 Avalanche Rescue

  • Class Number: 15750
  • Instructor: RUSHFORD, NICHOLAS H
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $287.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Feb 5 only. Field trip Feb 15. No camping. This class covers the standards published by the American Avalanche Association for Avalanche Rescue Courses, including (a) avalanche rescue principles, (b) avalanche gear and technique, (c) companion rescue process, (d) avalanche victim basic patient care, and (e) recognizing needs and identifying additional resources. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop/php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

PRTS 304 - 001 Backcountry Ski Wasatch


Attendance at first class meeting mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets on Canvas Jan 27th only. Field sessions Feb 5-7 (Fri-Sun). Previous Avalanche Education and basic touring experience is strongly encouraged. No camping. Course content will focus on avalanche awareness (rescue, terrain, weather, snowpack and decision-making/human factors), travel techniques (split board, alpine and telemark, route-finding, laying of a skin track, terrain selection), side-country ethics, choosing appropriate tours, navigation, basic 1st aid, and field repairs. Course includes some lift access at the Brighton Resort for instruction in side-country techniques and ethics. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered in the course. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 304 - 001 Backcountry Ski Wasatch

  • Class Number: 8407
  • Instructor: STAUSS, JACK A
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $407.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets on Canvas Jan 27th only. Field sessions Feb 5-7 (Fri-Sun). Previous Avalanche Education and basic touring experience is strongly encouraged. No camping. Course content will focus on avalanche awareness (rescue, terrain, weather, snowpack and decision-making/human factors), travel techniques (split board, alpine and telemark, route-finding, laying of a skin track, terrain selection), side-country ethics, choosing appropriate tours, navigation, basic 1st aid, and field repairs. Course includes some lift access at the Brighton Resort for instruction in side-country techniques and ethics. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered in the course. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after two days following the first class meeting. Class meets online on February 10 only. Previous backpacking and winter camping experience is strongly encouraged. Field session overnight February 26 – February 28. Focus on fundamental mountaineering skills such as steep snow climbing, ice axe technique, footwork, anchors, route finding in avalanche terrain, construction of snow anchors, relevant technical rope management skills and winter camping. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php
  • Class Number: 8411
  • Instructor: DICKINSON, TAYLOR M
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $347.00
  • Seats Available: -1

Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after two days following the first class meeting. Class meets online on February 10 only. Previous backpacking and winter camping experience is strongly encouraged. Field session overnight February 26 – February 28. Focus on fundamental mountaineering skills such as steep snow climbing, ice axe technique, footwork, anchors, route finding in avalanche terrain, construction of snow anchors, relevant technical rope management skills and winter camping. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 404 - 002 Mountaineering


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets on campus March 24 only. Previous backpacking and winter camping experience is strongly encouraged. Field session overnight April 2 - April 4. Focus on fundamental mountaineering skills such as steep snow climbing, ice axe technique, footwork, anchors, route finding in avalanche terrain, construction of snow anchors, relevant technical rope management skills and winter camping. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 404 - 002 Mountaineering

  • Class Number: 9604
  • Instructor: Carroll, Brett
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $347.00
  • Seats Available: 2

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets on campus March 24 only. Previous backpacking and winter camping experience is strongly encouraged. Field session overnight April 2 - April 4. Focus on fundamental mountaineering skills such as steep snow climbing, ice axe technique, footwork, anchors, route finding in avalanche terrain, construction of snow anchors, relevant technical rope management skills and winter camping. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 411 - 001 NR-Beginning Snowshoeing


Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. No drops following 2nd day after this meeting. Day trips only, no camping. Hikes will be from 5 to 7 miles in length. Class meeting Feb 03 only. Snowshoe tours Feb 12, 19, & 26, from 8:30 am - 5 pm. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, seehttp://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 411 - 001 NR-Beginning Snowshoeing

  • Class Number: 6091
  • Instructor: GARDNER, ERIC T
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $336.00
  • Seats Available: 2

Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. No drops following 2nd day after this meeting. Day trips only, no camping. Hikes will be from 5 to 7 miles in length. Class meeting Feb 03 only. Snowshoe tours Feb 12, 19, & 26, from 8:30 am - 5 pm. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, seehttp://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 413 - 001 NR-Winter Backpacking


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Overnight camping. Class meets Feb 8th only. Field trip Feb 19 - Feb 21. Two night winter camping in the Uinta Mountains. Beginner level snowshoeing/skiing. Learn basic snow shelter construction, leave no trace, land management issues, and equipment/food systems appropriate for a comfortable winter backpacking experience. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, seehttp://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 413 - 001 NR-Winter Backpacking

  • Class Number: 8362
  • Instructor: BARRUS, REN M
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $337.00
  • Seats Available: 4

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Overnight camping. Class meets Feb 8th only. Field trip Feb 19 - Feb 21. Two night winter camping in the Uinta Mountains. Beginner level snowshoeing/skiing. Learn basic snow shelter construction, leave no trace, land management issues, and equipment/food systems appropriate for a comfortable winter backpacking experience. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, seehttp://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 415 - 001 NR-Ski Mountaineering


Attendance at the first class meeting March 3 is mandatory. Drops not possible after March 05. Class meets online on March 3 only. Field experience meets at 9:00 AM on Friday March 26 - March 28 at 5:00 PM. Fundamentals of ski mountaineering such as route finding, rope management, ridge climbing, and advanced ski travel skills. Requires adequate winter camping and backpacking skiing skills. Instruction will include land-management and wilderness ethics. Overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 415 - 001 NR-Ski Mountaineering

  • Class Number: 11620
  • Instructor: Carroll, Brett
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: IVC
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $336.00
  • Seats Available: 6

Attendance at the first class meeting March 3 is mandatory. Drops not possible after March 05. Class meets online on March 3 only. Field experience meets at 9:00 AM on Friday March 26 - March 28 at 5:00 PM. Fundamentals of ski mountaineering such as route finding, rope management, ridge climbing, and advanced ski travel skills. Requires adequate winter camping and backpacking skiing skills. Instruction will include land-management and wilderness ethics. Overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 416 - 001 Splitboarding


Attendance at the first classroom meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets online on February 3. We will be in the field February 19 - February 21. This class is for snowboarders looking to experience the back-country via split-board. Course focuses on equipment, techniques, and knowledge needed to become a competent winter back-country traveler on a split-board. Students will be introduced to the setup and use of split-boards, the equipment and logistics of back-country touring, and avalanche safety as it relates to split-boarding. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 416 - 001 Splitboarding

  • Class Number: 8409
  • Instructor: STRUBLE, ROSE A
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $347.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at the first classroom meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets online on February 3. We will be in the field February 19 - February 21. This class is for snowboarders looking to experience the back-country via split-board. Course focuses on equipment, techniques, and knowledge needed to become a competent winter back-country traveler on a split-board. Students will be introduced to the setup and use of split-boards, the equipment and logistics of back-country touring, and avalanche safety as it relates to split-boarding. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 420 - 001 NR-Ski Alpine


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. This course is available for both Novice through Advanced Skiers. Ski classes will be grouped together based on each individual's current skiing ability. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Students will finish this course with the ability to: improve their respective ski abilities (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced), use current ski techniques, practice current risk management methods, and understand basic standards of ski resort management. These skills will be acquired through multiple days on the ski slopes, demonstrations, and discussion. Additionally, issues related to management of U.S. Forest Service administered lands, such as those used in this ski class, as they relate to recreation and other uses will be discussed. Class meets on campus Jan 21st only. Brighton field sessions will be on 8 Thursdays as follows (February 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8) at 1:15pm. Fee includes 8, seven-hour, day passes for each day of the on-snow class. No camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 420 - 001 NR-Ski Alpine

  • Class Number: 5598
  • Instructor: Novak, William S
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $652.00
  • Seats Available: 5

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. This course is available for both Novice through Advanced Skiers. Ski classes will be grouped together based on each individual's current skiing ability. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Students will finish this course with the ability to: improve their respective ski abilities (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced), use current ski techniques, practice current risk management methods, and understand basic standards of ski resort management. These skills will be acquired through multiple days on the ski slopes, demonstrations, and discussion. Additionally, issues related to management of U.S. Forest Service administered lands, such as those used in this ski class, as they relate to recreation and other uses will be discussed. Class meets on campus Jan 21st only. Brighton field sessions will be on 8 Thursdays as follows (February 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8) at 1:15pm. Fee includes 8, seven-hour, day passes for each day of the on-snow class. No camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 435 - 001 NR-Snowboard I


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. This course is available for both Novice through Advanced Skiers. Ski classes will be grouped together based on each individual's current skiing ability. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Students will finish this course with the ability to: improve their respective ski abilities (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced), use current ski techniques, practice current risk management methods, and understand basic standards of ski resort management. These skills will be acquired through multiple days on the ski slopes, demonstrations, and discussion. Additionally, issues related to management of U.S. Forest Service administered lands, such as those used in this ski class, as they relate to recreation and other uses will be discussed. Class meets on campus Jan 21st only. Brighton field sessions will be on 8 Thursdays as follows (February 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8) at 1:15pm. Fee includes 8, seven-hour, day passes for each day of the on-snow class. No camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 435 - 001 NR-Snowboard I

  • Class Number: 8932
  • Instructor: Novak, William S
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $652.00
  • Seats Available: 4

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. This course is available for both Novice through Advanced Skiers. Ski classes will be grouped together based on each individual's current skiing ability. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Students will finish this course with the ability to: improve their respective ski abilities (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced), use current ski techniques, practice current risk management methods, and understand basic standards of ski resort management. These skills will be acquired through multiple days on the ski slopes, demonstrations, and discussion. Additionally, issues related to management of U.S. Forest Service administered lands, such as those used in this ski class, as they relate to recreation and other uses will be discussed. Class meets on campus Jan 21st only. Brighton field sessions will be on 8 Thursdays as follows (February 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8) at 1:15pm. Fee includes 8, seven-hour, day passes for each day of the on-snow class. No camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 457 - 001 NR-Backcountry SkiGuide


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets January 28th only. Field trip Feb. 19-21. No camping. Backcountry ski or board in mountain terrain. All day training in avalanche, mountaineering, navigation, survival and rescue for individuals interested in guiding. Backcountry ski/snowboard and avalanche experience recommended. Drops not possible 2 days following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTS 457 - 001 NR-Backcountry SkiGuide

  • Class Number: 3331
  • Instructor: MCEACHERN, NICHOLAS P
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 0.0
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $347.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets January 28th only. Field trip Feb. 19-21. No camping. Backcountry ski or board in mountain terrain. All day training in avalanche, mountaineering, navigation, survival and rescue for individuals interested in guiding. Backcountry ski/snowboard and avalanche experience recommended. Drops not possible 2 days following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php