PRTS 2007 - 070 Avalanche-Level 1


This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch, PRTS 1457 Backcountry Ski Guide, PRTS 2008 Avalanche Level II, and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. Class meets on-campus on Jan. 31 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience is Feb 16-18. 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 . PLEASE CONTACT CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. 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

PRTS 2007 - 070 Avalanche-Level 1

  • Class Number: 7347
  • Instructor: TOOHEY, KYLE
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $84.00
  • Seats Available: -1

This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch, PRTS 1457 Backcountry Ski Guide, PRTS 2008 Avalanche Level II, and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. Class meets on-campus on Jan. 31 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience is Feb 16-18. 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 . PLEASE CONTACT CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. 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