PRTL 1120 - 001 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp


Everything tastes better when cooking outdoors! Stir up some delicious food while learning multiple cooking techniques and tools: two-burner stoves, whisperlight backpacking stoves, canister stoves, and/or dutch ovens. Students will camp at a front-range campground and learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventure. Class meets Oct 3 only. Field experience Oct 18-20. Overnight camping at a developed campground. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1120 - 001 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp

  • Class Number: 1271
  • Instructor: GALT, CAMERON
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Everything tastes better when cooking outdoors! Stir up some delicious food while learning multiple cooking techniques and tools: two-burner stoves, whisperlight backpacking stoves, canister stoves, and/or dutch ovens. Students will camp at a front-range campground and learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventure. Class meets Oct 3 only. Field experience Oct 18-20. Overnight camping at a developed campground. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1120 - 070 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp


Everything tastes better when cooking outdoors! Stir up some delicious food while learning multiple cooking techniques and tools: two-burner stoves, whisperlight backpacking stoves, canister stoves, and/or dutch ovens. Students will camp at a front-range campground and learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventure. Class meets Sept 10 only. Field experience Sept 20-22. Overnight camping at a developed campground. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1120 - 070 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp

  • Class Number: 4936
  • Instructor: HAWKE, JENNY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Everything tastes better when cooking outdoors! Stir up some delicious food while learning multiple cooking techniques and tools: two-burner stoves, whisperlight backpacking stoves, canister stoves, and/or dutch ovens. Students will camp at a front-range campground and learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, and how to prepare for their own camping adventure. Class meets Sept 10 only. Field experience Sept 20-22. Overnight camping at a developed campground. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1150 - 001 NR-Nature Photography


Capture a lasting image of the amazing Utah landscape on your exploration of one of our many diverse scenic areas. Go way beyond selfies working with your SLR or DSLR camera to complete your course assignments. Locations frequently change each semester so you can explore with this class multiple times. Overnight car camping and hiking is a part of this class. For more info, contact Dan Smith, dan.k.smith@utah.edu. Class meets Sept 25 only. Field experience Oct 4-6. Overnight camping at a developed campground. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1150 - 001 NR-Nature Photography

  • Class Number: 19346
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $100.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Capture a lasting image of the amazing Utah landscape on your exploration of one of our many diverse scenic areas. Go way beyond selfies working with your SLR or DSLR camera to complete your course assignments. Locations frequently change each semester so you can explore with this class multiple times. Overnight car camping and hiking is a part of this class. For more info, contact Dan Smith, dan.k.smith@utah.edu. Class meets Sept 25 only. Field experience Oct 4-6. Overnight camping at a developed campground. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1160 - 001 NR-Pistol Marksmanship


Firearm safety takes center stage as students will learn to use .177 caliber air pistols and .22LR semi-automatic pistols to learn proper pistol nomenclature, gun safety, pistol operation, shooting range etiquette and marksmanship training drills. You will also learn the physical and mental principles of marksmanship and will be able to demonstrate proficiency by the end of this course. Shooting sessions begin the second week of class. No camping. Attendance at the first two lectures is mandatory. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1160 - 001 NR-Pistol Marksmanship

  • Class Number: 15854
  • Instructor: DAVIS, HYRUM
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $60.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Firearm safety takes center stage as students will learn to use .177 caliber air pistols and .22LR semi-automatic pistols to learn proper pistol nomenclature, gun safety, pistol operation, shooting range etiquette and marksmanship training drills. You will also learn the physical and mental principles of marksmanship and will be able to demonstrate proficiency by the end of this course. Shooting sessions begin the second week of class. No camping. Attendance at the first two lectures is mandatory. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1160 - 002 NR-Pistol Marksmanship


Firearm safety takes center stage as students will learn to use .177 caliber air pistols and .22LR semi-automatic pistols to learn proper pistol nomenclature, gun safety, pistol operation, shooting range etiquette and marksmanship training drills. You will also learn the physical and mental principles of marksmanship and will be able to demonstrate proficiency by the end of this course. Shooting sessions begin the second week of class. No camping. Attendance at the first two lectures is mandatory. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1160 - 002 NR-Pistol Marksmanship

  • Class Number: 12542
  • Instructor: DAVIS, HYRUM
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: Yes
  • Fees: $60.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Firearm safety takes center stage as students will learn to use .177 caliber air pistols and .22LR semi-automatic pistols to learn proper pistol nomenclature, gun safety, pistol operation, shooting range etiquette and marksmanship training drills. You will also learn the physical and mental principles of marksmanship and will be able to demonstrate proficiency by the end of this course. Shooting sessions begin the second week of class. No camping. Attendance at the first two lectures is mandatory. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1219 - 001 NR-Day Hikes Wasatch


Hiking adventures await for beginning and/or experienced hikers. Practice hiking safety, Leave-No-Trace techniques & history, equipment, ecology, route finding, and natural resources management. No Camping. Class meets on-campus on Sep.4 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experiences will be Fridays, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20 from 1pm - 7pm. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1219 - 001 NR-Day Hikes Wasatch

  • Class Number: 5978
  • Instructor: GARDNER, ERIC T
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $17.00
  • Seats Available: 5

Hiking adventures await for beginning and/or experienced hikers. Practice hiking safety, Leave-No-Trace techniques & history, equipment, ecology, route finding, and natural resources management. No Camping. Class meets on-campus on Sep.4 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experiences will be Fridays, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20 from 1pm - 7pm. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1220 - 001 NR-Autumn Backpacking


Knowing what and how to pack in your backpack can make all the difference for a successful overnight backpacking trip. We will also cover backcountry skills, safety, consumerism, environmental and natural resource topics associated with outdoor recreation while becoming familiar with Leave No Trace skills. Class meets on campus Aug.27 only. Field experience Sept 6-9. Backpacking and overnight camping. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1220 - 001 NR-Autumn Backpacking

  • Class Number: 19345
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $27.00
  • Seats Available: -1

Knowing what and how to pack in your backpack can make all the difference for a successful overnight backpacking trip. We will also cover backcountry skills, safety, consumerism, environmental and natural resource topics associated with outdoor recreation while becoming familiar with Leave No Trace skills. Class meets on campus Aug.27 only. Field experience Sept 6-9. Backpacking and overnight camping. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1220 - 002 NR-Autumn Backpacking


THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. Knowing what and how to pack in your backpack can make all the difference for a successful overnight backpacking trip. We will also cover backcountry skills, safety, consumerism, environmental and natural resource topics associated with outdoor recreation while becoming familiar with Leave No Trace skills. Class meets on campus Sept 3rd only. Field experience Sept 13-15. Backpacking and overnight camping. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1220 - 002 NR-Autumn Backpacking

  • Class Number: 7179
  • Instructor: OLLIVIER, APRIL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $27.00
  • Seats Available: -2

THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. Knowing what and how to pack in your backpack can make all the difference for a successful overnight backpacking trip. We will also cover backcountry skills, safety, consumerism, environmental and natural resource topics associated with outdoor recreation while becoming familiar with Leave No Trace skills. Class meets on campus Sept 3rd only. Field experience Sept 13-15. Backpacking and overnight camping. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1221 - 001 NR-Bakpak L.Powell Area


Packing in all your gear can be tough or easy, depending on your packing skills. Students will learn how and what to pack and become familiar with Leave No Trace skills. We will cover backcountry skills, safety, consumerism, and environmental and natural resource topics associated with outdoor recreation. Backpacking and overnight camping. Class meets on campus on Oct. 2nd only. Field experience will be from Oct. 18-20. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1221 - 001 NR-Bakpak L.Powell Area

  • Class Number: 1682
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $33.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Packing in all your gear can be tough or easy, depending on your packing skills. Students will learn how and what to pack and become familiar with Leave No Trace skills. We will cover backcountry skills, safety, consumerism, and environmental and natural resource topics associated with outdoor recreation. Backpacking and overnight camping. Class meets on campus on Oct. 2nd only. Field experience will be from Oct. 18-20. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1224 - 002 NR-Desert Backpacking


THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. Techniques, backcountry-specific information, equipment planning, and discussions directed and pertaining to women will be a large part of this course. We will be backpacking and overnight camping in Utah’s magnificent red rock desert. Route planning, Leave No Trace techniques, wilderness travel, resource management issues, and environmental ethics associated with backpacking in desert lands are taught. Class meets on-campus on Sept. 18 only. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Sept. 27-29. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1224 - 002 NR-Desert Backpacking

  • Class Number: 13110
  • Instructor: CANTER, CAROLINE
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $41.00
  • Seats Available: 0

THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. Techniques, backcountry-specific information, equipment planning, and discussions directed and pertaining to women will be a large part of this course. We will be backpacking and overnight camping in Utah’s magnificent red rock desert. Route planning, Leave No Trace techniques, wilderness travel, resource management issues, and environmental ethics associated with backpacking in desert lands are taught. Class meets on-campus on Sept. 18 only. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Sept. 27-29. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1224 - 070 NR-Desert Backpacking


Backpacking and camping in the desert of Southern Utah is an experience not to be missed. You will learn skills required for overnight backpacking including backcountry skills, resource management issues, and environmental ethics associated with backpacking in desert lands. The pre-trip meeting will discuss how and what to pack with a focus on lightening your load. Class meets on-campus on Oct 1 only from 6-9pm. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be Oct 11-13. Overnight camping. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1224 - 070 NR-Desert Backpacking

  • Class Number: 11696
  • Instructor: HAWKE, JENNY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $41.00
  • Seats Available: 7

Backpacking and camping in the desert of Southern Utah is an experience not to be missed. You will learn skills required for overnight backpacking including backcountry skills, resource management issues, and environmental ethics associated with backpacking in desert lands. The pre-trip meeting will discuss how and what to pack with a focus on lightening your load. Class meets on-campus on Oct 1 only from 6-9pm. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be Oct 11-13. Overnight camping. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1226 - 001 Backcountry Navigation


ind your way on your next outdoor adventure in the backcountry with various skills and strategies using maps, GPS, and compass tools. You’ll learn about resources as to what type of map is needed and where to obtain maps, both paper and digital, to plan your travels in the backcountry. Map reading skills will be presented and students will become familiar in class with both GPS and compass navigational tools. Skills learned in the classroom will then be practiced in the field during the day long outing. Additional information will be presented on Leave No Trace skills, resource management issues, skills, safety, and environmental ethics. No camping. For more info, contact dan.k.smith@utah.edu . Class meets on-campus on Aug 21 only from 6-9pm. Field experience will be Friday, Aug 23. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1226 - 001 Backcountry Navigation

  • Class Number: 19344
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 2

ind your way on your next outdoor adventure in the backcountry with various skills and strategies using maps, GPS, and compass tools. You’ll learn about resources as to what type of map is needed and where to obtain maps, both paper and digital, to plan your travels in the backcountry. Map reading skills will be presented and students will become familiar in class with both GPS and compass navigational tools. Skills learned in the classroom will then be practiced in the field during the day long outing. Additional information will be presented on Leave No Trace skills, resource management issues, skills, safety, and environmental ethics. No camping. For more info, contact dan.k.smith@utah.edu . Class meets on-campus on Aug 21 only from 6-9pm. Field experience will be Friday, Aug 23. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1230 - 001 NR-Rock Climbing I


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 Aug. 21 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Sept 6-Sept 8. *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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1230 - 001 NR-Rock Climbing I

  • Class Number: 6774
  • Instructor: FOGEL, TIFFANIE
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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 Aug. 21 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Sept 6-Sept 8. *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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

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 Oct. 23 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Nov. 1-3. 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.There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1230 - 002 NR-Rock Climbing I

  • Class Number: 6775
  • Instructor: CANTER, CAROLINE
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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 Oct. 23 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Nov. 1-3. 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.There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1231 - 001 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 management policy and responsible recreation practices. Class meets on-campus on Oct. 2 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be in Southern Utah from Nov. 8-10. Overnight camping. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1231 - 001 NR-Rock Climbing II

  • Class Number: 6746
  • Instructor: GAYLER, JILLIAN
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 1

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 management policy and responsible recreation practices. Class meets on-campus on Oct. 2 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be in Southern Utah from Nov. 8-10. Overnight camping. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1237 - 001 NR-Indoor Rock Climb I


This course will introduce students to top-rope climbing fundamentals, climbing movement, and anchors in an indoor setting. Fee includes use of Momentum equipment during designated class hours. The following classes will meet at Momentum Millcreek (3173 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109) on Aug. 19, 26 Sep. 9, 16, 23, 30 Oct.14, 21, 28 Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25. *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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1237 - 001 NR-Indoor Rock Climb I

  • Class Number: 8390
  • Instructor: FURMAN, NATE
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 8

This course will introduce students to top-rope climbing fundamentals, climbing movement, and anchors in an indoor setting. Fee includes use of Momentum equipment during designated class hours. The following classes will meet at Momentum Millcreek (3173 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109) on Aug. 19, 26 Sep. 9, 16, 23, 30 Oct.14, 21, 28 Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25. *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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1241 - 001 Mtn Bike Wasatch


Start your mountain biking journey in the wondrous Wasatch Range in this class. Navigate single track while learning about safety, trail etiquette, multiple user conflict, environmental ethics, and resource management. Get the hang of some common bike repairs and maintenance. Class meets in person Sep. 3 only. Field experiences Sept 13th and 14th. No overnight camping. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after second day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1241 - 001 Mtn Bike Wasatch

  • Class Number: 7249
  • Instructor: BROWN, JEFFERY
  • Instructor: Kalwies, CATHERINE
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 11

Start your mountain biking journey in the wondrous Wasatch Range in this class. Navigate single track while learning about safety, trail etiquette, multiple user conflict, environmental ethics, and resource management. Get the hang of some common bike repairs and maintenance. Class meets in person Sep. 3 only. Field experiences Sept 13th and 14th. No overnight camping. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after second day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1243 - 001 Intro to Bikepacking


Bikepacking, backpacking by mountain bike, allows the adventurist to cover more miles than hiking as well as accessing dirt roads and trails that are otherwise inaccessible to other vehicles. We will be in the amazing Bears Ears National Monument covering various aspects of bikepacking which include outfitting bikes, necessary gear, and tips for trip planning. You 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 Aug. 26th only. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be Oct 11-13. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1243 - 001 Intro to Bikepacking

  • Class Number: 12544
  • Instructor: RANDALL, NATALIE
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $85.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Bikepacking, backpacking by mountain bike, allows the adventurist to cover more miles than hiking as well as accessing dirt roads and trails that are otherwise inaccessible to other vehicles. We will be in the amazing Bears Ears National Monument covering various aspects of bikepacking which include outfitting bikes, necessary gear, and tips for trip planning. You 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 Aug. 26th only. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be Oct 11-13. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1245 - 001 Biking Zion


Discover the beautiful cliffs and canyons as you ride your mountain bike on the trails of Zion National Park. All ability levels are welcome as we teach cycling and camping skills, land management policy related to Zion National Park, cycling safety, and camping skills like campsite selection and cooking. Class meets on-campus Oct 1 only. Field experience will be Oct 18-20. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1245 - 001 Biking Zion

  • Class Number: 10413
  • Instructor: BROWN, JEFFERY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $85.00
  • Seats Available: 1

Discover the beautiful cliffs and canyons as you ride your mountain bike on the trails of Zion National Park. All ability levels are welcome as we teach cycling and camping skills, land management policy related to Zion National Park, cycling safety, and camping skills like campsite selection and cooking. Class meets on-campus Oct 1 only. Field experience will be Oct 18-20. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1252 - 001 Hike Canyonlands N.P.


Explore the mesas, buttes, fins, and spires of this vast national park. You will learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, how to prepare for your own camping adventure and safe hiking practices as you hike 3-5 miles per day and camp overnight in Canyonlands National Park. Class meets on-campus on Sept 30 only. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 18-20. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1252 - 001 Hike Canyonlands N.P.

  • Class Number: 1275
  • Instructor: WHITE, TiM W
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $85.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Explore the mesas, buttes, fins, and spires of this vast national park. You will learn about campsite selection, camping equipment, how to prepare for your own camping adventure and safe hiking practices as you hike 3-5 miles per day and camp overnight in Canyonlands National Park. Class meets on-campus on Sept 30 only. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 18-20. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1256 - 001 NR-Hike Arches Park


Explore the home of the largest density of sandstone arches in the world! Delicate, Landscape, Double, are some of the 2000 named arches. We will only explore a few but this will open the door for future explorations. In addition to day hiking, we 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 Oct. 14th only. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 25-27. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1256 - 001 NR-Hike Arches Park

  • Class Number: 1274
  • Instructor: WHITE, TiM W
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $80.00
  • Seats Available: -2

Explore the home of the largest density of sandstone arches in the world! Delicate, Landscape, Double, are some of the 2000 named arches. We will only explore a few but this will open the door for future explorations. In addition to day hiking, we 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 Oct. 14th only. Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 25-27. 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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

This course is the first in a three-part series to teach students canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include the ACA Core Skill standards such as basic knots, intro to anchors and rigging, rappelling, belaying, self-rescue, trip planning, canyon rating system, canyon logistics and safety, partner captures, moving through canyons, Leave No Trace ethics and much more. Class meets September 5th and September 12th. Overnight Camping Field experience all day Fri-Sun September 13th-15th. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at brucieshapi@gmail.com. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.
  • Class Number: 12546
  • 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: 0

This course is the first in a three-part series to teach students canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include the ACA Core Skill standards such as basic knots, intro to anchors and rigging, rappelling, belaying, self-rescue, trip planning, canyon rating system, canyon logistics and safety, partner captures, moving through canyons, Leave No Trace ethics and much more. Class meets September 5th and September 12th. Overnight Camping Field experience all day Fri-Sun September 13th-15th. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at brucieshapi@gmail.com. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

This course is the first in a three-part series to teach students canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include the ACA Core Skill standards such as basic knots, intro to anchors and rigging, rappelling, belaying, self-rescue, trip planning, canyon rating system, canyon logistics and safety, partner captures, moving through canyons, Leave No Trace ethics and much more. Class meets August 28 & September 4. Overnight Camping Field experience all day Fri-Sun September 6th-8th. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at brucieshapi@gmail.com. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.
  • Class Number: 12548
  • 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: -1

This course is the first in a three-part series to teach students canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include the ACA Core Skill standards such as basic knots, intro to anchors and rigging, rappelling, belaying, self-rescue, trip planning, canyon rating system, canyon logistics and safety, partner captures, moving through canyons, Leave No Trace ethics and much more. Class meets August 28 & September 4. Overnight Camping Field experience all day Fri-Sun September 6th-8th. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at brucieshapi@gmail.com. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

Students enrolling in this class need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering 1 to take this class. This course is the second of a three-part series to teach students more advanced canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include ascending rope, passing knots, anchor building and placement, advanced knots, rope retrieval, self-belaying, courtesy rigging, down climbing, companion rescue, introduction to canyon leadership as well as issues concerning our federally managed lands as they relate to this course and much more. Class meets September 11 and September 18. Overnight camping field experience all day Fri-Sun September 20-22. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field program) is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at brucieshapi@gmail.com. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.
  • Class Number: 12550
  • 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: -1

Students enrolling in this class need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering 1 to take this class. This course is the second of a three-part series to teach students more advanced canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include ascending rope, passing knots, anchor building and placement, advanced knots, rope retrieval, self-belaying, courtesy rigging, down climbing, companion rescue, introduction to canyon leadership as well as issues concerning our federally managed lands as they relate to this course and much more. Class meets September 11 and September 18. Overnight camping field experience all day Fri-Sun September 20-22. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field program) is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at brucieshapi@gmail.com. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

This course is the third of a three-part series to teach students advanced canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include advanced anchor building and rigging, pothole escapes, guided rappels, potshots, Sand Traps, toggle devices, mechanical advantage, lowering and hauling, canyon leadership and much more. Students enrolling in this course need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering II to take this class. This course has two pre-trip class meetings. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class meeting. Classes meet August 29 , and September 10. Overnight Camping Field Trip Fri.-Sun., September 20-22. to determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.
  • Class Number: 13436
  • 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: 0

This course is the third of a three-part series to teach students advanced canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include advanced anchor building and rigging, pothole escapes, guided rappels, potshots, Sand Traps, toggle devices, mechanical advantage, lowering and hauling, canyon leadership and much more. Students enrolling in this course need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering II to take this class. This course has two pre-trip class meetings. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class meeting. Classes meet August 29 , and September 10. Overnight Camping Field Trip Fri.-Sun., September 20-22. to determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1285 - 001 Intro to Mtn Guiding


Learn what it takes to start a career as a mountain guide. We will discuss client management and security, guide security, route planning and selection, group dynamics, risk management, skill development and certifications, guiding career opportunities, and professionalism. Additional focus will include permitting through United States National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and State Parks. Emphasis on minimum-impact wilderness travel and public land policy is included. This course is taught by an AMGA certified guide. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets October 16-17 only. Field experience Oct. 19 and 20. *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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1285 - 001 Intro to Mtn Guiding

  • Class Number: 9794
  • Instructor: Lovell, Zach
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $55.00
  • Seats Available: 2

Learn what it takes to start a career as a mountain guide. We will discuss client management and security, guide security, route planning and selection, group dynamics, risk management, skill development and certifications, guiding career opportunities, and professionalism. Additional focus will include permitting through United States National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and State Parks. Emphasis on minimum-impact wilderness travel and public land policy is included. This course is taught by an AMGA certified guide. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets October 16-17 only. Field experience Oct. 19 and 20. *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. There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

PRTL 1500 - 090 NR-Spec Topics


PRT 1500 requires instructor consent and an add code to register for this class.

PRTL 1500 - 090 NR-Spec Topics

  • Class Number: 14859
  • Instructor: FURMAN, NATE
  • Component: Special Topics
  • Type: Online
  • Units: 1.0 - 3.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Seats Available: 20

PRT 1500 requires instructor consent and an add code to register for this class.