PRTL 1120 - 001 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp


This course focuses on outdoor cooking and camping at a front-range campground. Students will learn about different cooking techniques and tools, such as a two-burner stove, whisperlight backpacking stoves, canister stoves, and/or dutch ovens. Students will learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventures. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 22 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be Apr. 1st to Apr. 3rd. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1120 - 001 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp

  • Class Number: 1222
  • Instructor: HAWKE, JENNY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.00
  • Seats Available: 1

This course focuses on outdoor cooking and camping at a front-range campground. Students will learn about different cooking techniques and tools, such as a two-burner stove, whisperlight backpacking stoves, canister stoves, and/or dutch ovens. Students will learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventures. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 22 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be Apr. 1st to Apr. 3rd. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1120 - 002 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp


This course focuses on outdoor cooking and camping at a front-range campground. Students will learn about different cooking techniques and tools, such as a two-burner stove, whisperlight backpacking stoves, canister stoves, and/or dutch ovens. Students will learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventures. Class meets on-campus on April 12 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be April 22nd to April 24th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1120 - 002 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp

  • Class Number: 6587
  • Instructor: HAWKE, JENNY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.00
  • Seats Available: 1

This course focuses on outdoor cooking and camping at a front-range campground. Students will learn about different cooking techniques and tools, such as a two-burner stove, whisperlight backpacking stoves, canister stoves, and/or dutch ovens. Students will learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventures. Class meets on-campus on April 12 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be April 22nd to April 24th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1150 - 001 NR-Nature Photography


Move beyond taking photos with your phone and learn the basics of landscape photography while exploring one of the many scenic areas Utah has to offer. Locations change each semester and will be announced at the beginning of each semester. Overnight (car) camping and hiking will be a part of this class. Students will need a camera with full manual exposure capabilities to be able to participate and complete course assignments (film or digital). For more info, contact Dan Smith, dan.k.smith@utah.edu. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 23 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1150 - 001 NR-Nature Photography

  • Class Number: 1225
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $100.00
  • Seats Available: 5

Move beyond taking photos with your phone and learn the basics of landscape photography while exploring one of the many scenic areas Utah has to offer. Locations change each semester and will be announced at the beginning of each semester. Overnight (car) camping and hiking will be a part of this class. Students will need a camera with full manual exposure capabilities to be able to participate and complete course assignments (film or digital). For more info, contact Dan Smith, dan.k.smith@utah.edu. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 23 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1160 - 001 NR-Pistol Marksmanship


Students will learn about and practice shooting range protocols, gun safety, as well as the physical and mental principles of marksmanship. Students will also learn to utilize proper pistol nomenclature in their on-range exercises and competition communications as well as learn to handle .177 caliber air and .22 caliber rimfire pistols. Shooting sessions will begin the second week of class. Partial refund of special fees for those who utilize their own .22 caliber rimfire pistol. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory. No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1160 - 001 NR-Pistol Marksmanship

  • Class Number: 1444
  • Instructor: DAVIS, HYRUM
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $60.00
  • Seats Available: -1

Students will learn about and practice shooting range protocols, gun safety, as well as the physical and mental principles of marksmanship. Students will also learn to utilize proper pistol nomenclature in their on-range exercises and competition communications as well as learn to handle .177 caliber air and .22 caliber rimfire pistols. Shooting sessions will begin the second week of class. Partial refund of special fees for those who utilize their own .22 caliber rimfire pistol. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory. No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1160 - 003 NR-Pistol Marksmanship


Students will learn about and practice shooting range protocols, gun safety, as well as the physical and mental principles of marksmanship. Students will also learn to utilize proper pistol nomenclature in their on-range exercises and competition communications as well as learn to handle .177 caliber air and .22 caliber rimfire pistols. Shooting sessions will begin the second week of class. Partial refund of special fees for those who utilize their own .22 caliber rimfire pistol. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory. No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1160 - 003 NR-Pistol Marksmanship

  • Class Number: 2940
  • Instructor: DAVIS, HYRUM
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $60.00
  • Seats Available: 5

Students will learn about and practice shooting range protocols, gun safety, as well as the physical and mental principles of marksmanship. Students will also learn to utilize proper pistol nomenclature in their on-range exercises and competition communications as well as learn to handle .177 caliber air and .22 caliber rimfire pistols. Shooting sessions will begin the second week of class. Partial refund of special fees for those who utilize their own .22 caliber rimfire pistol. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory. No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1221 - 001 NR-Bakpak L.Powell Area


Students will learn about backpacking in desert environments while enjoying nights under the stars. Curriculum includes trip planning, equipment selection, cooking and nutrition, hygiene and water purification, Leave No Trave travel techniques, weather, and safety and emergency procedures. Class meets on-campus on Apr. 6 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 15th - Apr. 17th. This class requires overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1221 - 001 NR-Bakpak L.Powell Area

  • Class Number: 1508
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $33.00
  • Seats Available: 2

Students will learn about backpacking in desert environments while enjoying nights under the stars. Curriculum includes trip planning, equipment selection, cooking and nutrition, hygiene and water purification, Leave No Trave travel techniques, weather, and safety and emergency procedures. Class meets on-campus on Apr. 6 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 15th - Apr. 17th. This class requires overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1224 - 001 NR-Desert Backpacking


This course provides students with skills required for overnight backpacking, including backcountry skills, risk management, resource management issues, and enrironmental ethigs associate with backpacking in desert lands. The pre-trip meeting will cover how and what to pack, with a focus on lightening your load. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 14 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 25th to Mar. 27th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1224 - 001 NR-Desert Backpacking

  • Class Number: 1548
  • Instructor: NICHOLS, NELS
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $41.00
  • Seats Available: 3

This course provides students with skills required for overnight backpacking, including backcountry skills, risk management, resource management issues, and enrironmental ethigs associate with backpacking in desert lands. The pre-trip meeting will cover how and what to pack, with a focus on lightening your load. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 14 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 25th to Mar. 27th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1224 - 002 NR-Desert Backpacking


This course provides students with skills required for overnight backpacking, including backcountry skills, risk management, resource management issues, and enrironmental ethigs associate with backpacking in desert lands. The pre-trip meeting will cover how and what to pack, with a focus on lightening your load. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 29 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php This class meets at the Sandy Campus at 10011 Centennial Parkway, Suite 100, Sandy. For directions call 801.587.2520 or visit https://sandy.utah.edu/

PRTL 1224 - 002 NR-Desert Backpacking

  • Class Number: 2205
  • Instructor: HAWKE, JENNY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $41.00
  • Seats Available: 6

This course provides students with skills required for overnight backpacking, including backcountry skills, risk management, resource management issues, and enrironmental ethigs associate with backpacking in desert lands. The pre-trip meeting will cover how and what to pack, with a focus on lightening your load. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 29 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php This class meets at the Sandy Campus at 10011 Centennial Parkway, Suite 100, Sandy. For directions call 801.587.2520 or visit https://sandy.utah.edu/

PRTL 1224 - 003 NR-Desert Backpacking


This course will focus on backpacking and overnight camping in Utah's magnificent red rock desert. THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. TECHNIQUES, BACKCOUNTRY-SPECIFIC INFORMATION, AND DISCUSSIONS DIRECTED AND PERTAINING TO WOMEN WILL BE A LARGE PART OF THIS COURSE. This course provides students with an introduction to overnight backpacking. Curriculum includes route planning, equipment selection, Leave No Trace techniques, wilderness travel, resource management issues, and environmental ethics associated with backpacking in desert lands Class meets on-campus on Mar. 16 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 25th to Mar. 27th. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1224 - 003 NR-Desert Backpacking

  • Class Number: 15839
  • Instructor: CANTER, CAROLINE
  • Instructor: DICKERSON, JESSIE
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $41.00
  • Seats Available: 3

This course will focus on backpacking and overnight camping in Utah's magnificent red rock desert. THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. TECHNIQUES, BACKCOUNTRY-SPECIFIC INFORMATION, AND DISCUSSIONS DIRECTED AND PERTAINING TO WOMEN WILL BE A LARGE PART OF THIS COURSE. This course provides students with an introduction to overnight backpacking. Curriculum includes route planning, equipment selection, Leave No Trace techniques, wilderness travel, resource management issues, and environmental ethics associated with backpacking in desert lands Class meets on-campus on Mar. 16 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 25th to Mar. 27th. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1226 - 002 Backcountry Navigation


This course will focus on the skills needed to navigate in the backcountry, including map, compass, and electronic navigation via smartphone technology. Snowshoes may be required for the actual orienteering portion of the class. Class meets on-campus on Apr. 13 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience is Apr. 22nd. No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1226 - 002 Backcountry Navigation

  • Class Number: 14120
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 4

This course will focus on the skills needed to navigate in the backcountry, including map, compass, and electronic navigation via smartphone technology. Snowshoes may be required for the actual orienteering portion of the class. Class meets on-campus on Apr. 13 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience is Apr. 22nd. No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1227 - 001 NR-Bird Obser & Behav.


This course will focus on bird encounters in natural environments with direct observation, field guides, and optical equipment. We will also examine avian resource management, bird populations, and the threats to birds from human recreation and industry. Fee includes lunches. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 17 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experiences are Mar. 18th, 5pm-10pm (owling and night birds) and Mar. 19th, 8:00am-3:30pm (day birds). No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1227 - 001 NR-Bird Obser & Behav.

  • Class Number: 5429
  • Instructor: Wayment, Nikki
  • Component: Lecture
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 2

This course will focus on bird encounters in natural environments with direct observation, field guides, and optical equipment. We will also examine avian resource management, bird populations, and the threats to birds from human recreation and industry. Fee includes lunches. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 17 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experiences are Mar. 18th, 5pm-10pm (owling and night birds) and Mar. 19th, 8:00am-3:30pm (day birds). No camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1230 - 001 NR-Rock Climbing I


Learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing while spending the weekend in Southern Utah. This course will focus on the fundamentals of top-rope climbing, including anchor construction, belay techniques, climbing movement, rappelling, equipment selection and maintenence, and other safe climbing practices. Curriculum also includes land management policy and responsible recreation climbing practices. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 21 only. Attendane at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 1st to Apr. 3rd. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1230 - 001 NR-Rock Climbing I

  • Class Number: 8866
  • Instructor: Ravensbergen, Amanda
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 7

Learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing while spending the weekend in Southern Utah. This course will focus on the fundamentals of top-rope climbing, including anchor construction, belay techniques, climbing movement, rappelling, equipment selection and maintenence, and other safe climbing practices. Curriculum also includes land management policy and responsible recreation climbing practices. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 21 only. Attendane at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 1st to Apr. 3rd. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1230 - 002 NR-Rock Climbing I


Learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing while spending the weekend in Southern Utah. This course will focus on the fundamentals of top-rope climbing, including anchor construction, belay techniques, climbing movement, rappelling, equipment selection and maintenance, and other safe climbing practices. Curriculum also includes land management policy and responsible recreation climbing practices. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 29 only. Attendane at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 15th to Apr. 17th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1230 - 002 NR-Rock Climbing I

  • Class Number: 7931
  • Instructor: Ravensbergen, Amanda
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 4

Learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing while spending the weekend in Southern Utah. This course will focus on the fundamentals of top-rope climbing, including anchor construction, belay techniques, climbing movement, rappelling, equipment selection and maintenance, and other safe climbing practices. Curriculum also includes land management policy and responsible recreation climbing practices. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 29 only. Attendane at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 15th to Apr. 17th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1231 - 002 NR-Rock Climbing II


Students will learn about leading sport climbing routes, top-anchor construction, hazard awareness, equipment selection and maintenance, and safe climbing practices. Curriculum also include land managment policy and responsible recreation practices. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 28 only. Attendane at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be in Southern Utah from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1231 - 002 NR-Rock Climbing II

  • Class Number: 8342
  • Instructor: MARTIN, DANI
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 3

Students will learn about leading sport climbing routes, top-anchor construction, hazard awareness, equipment selection and maintenance, and safe climbing practices. Curriculum also include land managment policy and responsible recreation practices. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 28 only. Attendane at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be in Southern Utah from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1243 - 001 Intro to Bikepacking


BIKEPACKING IN BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT. Bikepacking - or, backpacking by mountain bike - is an increasingly popular way to learn about the outdoors. This introductory class is designed to teach students about an alternative choice of human powered adventure for outdoor enthusiasts. Bikepacking allows the adventurist to cover more miles than hiking as well as accessing dirt roads and trails that are otherwise inaccessible to other vehicles. In this class, we will cover various aspects of bikepacking including outfitting bikes, gear to bring, and tips for planning trips. Students will learn about public land policy, be more fluent in conservation issues critical to the State of Utah, and practice minimum-impact travel and camping techniques. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 14 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 22nd to Apr. 24th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1243 - 001 Intro to Bikepacking

  • Class Number: 16229
  • Instructor: RANDALL, NATALIE
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $85.00
  • Seats Available: 4

BIKEPACKING IN BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT. Bikepacking - or, backpacking by mountain bike - is an increasingly popular way to learn about the outdoors. This introductory class is designed to teach students about an alternative choice of human powered adventure for outdoor enthusiasts. Bikepacking allows the adventurist to cover more miles than hiking as well as accessing dirt roads and trails that are otherwise inaccessible to other vehicles. In this class, we will cover various aspects of bikepacking including outfitting bikes, gear to bring, and tips for planning trips. Students will learn about public land policy, be more fluent in conservation issues critical to the State of Utah, and practice minimum-impact travel and camping techniques. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 14 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 22nd to Apr. 24th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1245 - 001 NR-Bike Zion Park


This course is open to all levels and will teach students cycling and camping skills. Curriculum includes land management policy related to Zion National Park, cycling safety, and camping skills like campsite selection and cooking. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 15 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 1st to Apr.3rd. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1245 - 001 NR-Bike Zion Park

  • Class Number: 15534
  • Instructor: BROWN, JEFFERY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $68.00
  • Seats Available: 7

This course is open to all levels and will teach students cycling and camping skills. Curriculum includes land management policy related to Zion National Park, cycling safety, and camping skills like campsite selection and cooking. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 15 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 1st to Apr.3rd. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1252 - 001 Hike Canyonlands N.P.


This course will feature day hikes and overnight camping in Canyonlands National Park. Students will learn about safe hiking practices, campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventures. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 2 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 18th to Mar. 20th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1252 - 001 Hike Canyonlands N.P.

  • Class Number: 1230
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $85.00
  • Seats Available: 4

This course will feature day hikes and overnight camping in Canyonlands National Park. Students will learn about safe hiking practices, campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventures. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 2 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 18th to Mar. 20th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1255 - 001 Hike Capitol Reef NP


This course will focus on the natural history of Capitol Reef National Park. In addition to day hiking, this course will focus on contemporary resource management challenges and their relationship to user behaviors. Curriculum will also regard safety, Leave No Trace ethics, consumerism, and environmental ethics. Class meets on-campus on Apr. 11 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 15th to Apr. 17th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1255 - 001 Hike Capitol Reef NP

  • Class Number: 14963
  • Instructor: WHITE, TiM W
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $80.00
  • Seats Available: 2

This course will focus on the natural history of Capitol Reef National Park. In addition to day hiking, this course will focus on contemporary resource management challenges and their relationship to user behaviors. Curriculum will also regard safety, Leave No Trace ethics, consumerism, and environmental ethics. Class meets on-campus on Apr. 11 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 15th to Apr. 17th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1256 - 001 NR-Hike Arches Park


This course will focus on the natural history of Arches National Park. In addition to day hiking, this course will focus on contemporary resource management challenges and their relationship to user behaviors. Curriculum will also regard safety, Leave No Trace ethics, consumerism, and environmental ethics. Class meets on-campus on Feb. 22 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 4th to Mar. 6th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1256 - 001 NR-Hike Arches Park

  • Class Number: 1229
  • Instructor: WHITE, TiM W
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $80.00
  • Seats Available: 1

This course will focus on the natural history of Arches National Park. In addition to day hiking, this course will focus on contemporary resource management challenges and their relationship to user behaviors. Curriculum will also regard safety, Leave No Trace ethics, consumerism, and environmental ethics. Class meets on-campus on Feb. 22 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 4th to Mar. 6th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1258 - 001 Day Hikes & Dark Skies


This course will take us into Capitol Reef National Park and surrounding public lands to explore a sampling of trails, buttes, vistas, and the celebrated dark skis of Southern Utah. From our basecamp, we will venture out by foot during the day to explore the wildlands in and around Capitol Reef National Park. At night, we will journey deep into the cosmos to study the dark skies of Southern Utah, explore indigenoush interpretations of constellations, and learn why our state has more dark sky parks than any other in the nation. This course has two pre-trip meetings, day hikes, dark sky exploration, and overnight camping. Camping is required. Class meets on-campus on Feb. 16 and at the Clark Planetarium (downtown SLC) on Feb. 23. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 4th to Mar. 6th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1258 - 001 Day Hikes & Dark Skies

  • Class Number: 13822
  • Instructor: DICKERSON, JESSIE
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $105.00
  • Seats Available: 2

This course will take us into Capitol Reef National Park and surrounding public lands to explore a sampling of trails, buttes, vistas, and the celebrated dark skis of Southern Utah. From our basecamp, we will venture out by foot during the day to explore the wildlands in and around Capitol Reef National Park. At night, we will journey deep into the cosmos to study the dark skies of Southern Utah, explore indigenoush interpretations of constellations, and learn why our state has more dark sky parks than any other in the nation. This course has two pre-trip meetings, day hikes, dark sky exploration, and overnight camping. Camping is required. Class meets on-campus on Feb. 16 and at the Clark Planetarium (downtown SLC) on Feb. 23. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 4th to Mar. 6th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1263 - 001 Canyoneering I: Techncl


This course will focus on the technical canyoneering skills based on the ACA international Level 1 standards such as logistics, safety, Leave No Trace ethics, basic knots, introduction to anchors and rigging, rappelling and belaying, self-rescue, and more This course is the first of a 3-course series, but may be taken on its own. This course has two pre-trip meetings. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 22 and Mar. 29. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 1st to Apr. 3rd. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1263 - 001 Canyoneering I: Techncl

  • Class Number: 11387
  • Instructor: SHAPIRO, BRUCE
  • Instructor: Tigner, Roscoe
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $120.00
  • Seats Available: 3

This course will focus on the technical canyoneering skills based on the ACA international Level 1 standards such as logistics, safety, Leave No Trace ethics, basic knots, introduction to anchors and rigging, rappelling and belaying, self-rescue, and more This course is the first of a 3-course series, but may be taken on its own. This course has two pre-trip meetings. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 22 and Mar. 29. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 1st to Apr. 3rd. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1263 - 002 Canyoneering I: Techncl


This course will focus on the technical canyoneering skills based on the ACA international Level 1 standards such as logistics and safety, Leave No Trace ethics, basic knots, intro to anchors and rigging, rappelling and belaying, self-rescue and more This course is the first of a 3-course series, but may be taken on its own. This course has two pre-trip meetings. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 16 and Mar. 23. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 25th to Mar. 27th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1263 - 002 Canyoneering I: Techncl

  • Class Number: 12556
  • Instructor: SHAPIRO, BRUCE
  • Instructor: Tigner, Roscoe
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $120.00
  • Seats Available: 2

This course will focus on the technical canyoneering skills based on the ACA international Level 1 standards such as logistics and safety, Leave No Trace ethics, basic knots, intro to anchors and rigging, rappelling and belaying, self-rescue and more This course is the first of a 3-course series, but may be taken on its own. This course has two pre-trip meetings. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 16 and Mar. 23. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Mar. 25th to Mar. 27th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1264 - 001 Canyoneering II: Adv


Students enrolling in this course need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering I to take this class. This course will cover the technical canyoneering skills based on the ACA International Level 2 standards such as navigation, map reading, knot craft, anchors, rigging, on-rope techniques, companion rescue, ascending fixed ropes, passing a knot, and much more. This is the second course of three. This course has two pre-trip meetings. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 28 and Apr. 4. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1264 - 001 Canyoneering II: Adv

  • Class Number: 11138
  • Instructor: SHAPIRO, BRUCE
  • Instructor: Tigner, Roscoe
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $120.00
  • Seats Available: 2

Students enrolling in this course need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering I to take this class. This course will cover the technical canyoneering skills based on the ACA International Level 2 standards such as navigation, map reading, knot craft, anchors, rigging, on-rope techniques, companion rescue, ascending fixed ropes, passing a knot, and much more. This is the second course of three. This course has two pre-trip meetings. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 28 and Apr. 4. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1268 - 001 Canyoneering III


Students enrolling in this course need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering II to take this class. This course will cover Advanced canyoneering skills in 3B canyons including advanced anchor building, pothole escapes, mechanical advantage, lowering and hauling, as well as issues concerning our federally managed lands as they relate to this course. This is the third course of three to prepare students to challenge the American Canyoneering Association's Recreation Canyon Leader and Professional Guide course/exams if desired. This course has two pre-trip meetings. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 30 and Apr. 6. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1268 - 001 Canyoneering III

  • Class Number: 11384
  • Instructor: SHAPIRO, BRUCE
  • Instructor: Tigner, Roscoe
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $120.00
  • Seats Available: 14

Students enrolling in this course need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering II to take this class. This course will cover Advanced canyoneering skills in 3B canyons including advanced anchor building, pothole escapes, mechanical advantage, lowering and hauling, as well as issues concerning our federally managed lands as they relate to this course. This is the third course of three to prepare students to challenge the American Canyoneering Association's Recreation Canyon Leader and Professional Guide course/exams if desired. This course has two pre-trip meetings. Class meets on-campus on Mar. 30 and Apr. 6. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 8th to Apr. 10th. Overnight camping. *Drops are not possible after the second day following the first class meeting.* To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php