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 Oct. 5 only. Field trip Oct. 22 - 24. Overnight camping at a developed campground. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.phpp

PRTL 1120 - 001 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp

  • Class Number: 1318
  • Instructor: DICKINSON, TAYLOR
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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 Oct. 5 only. Field trip Oct. 22 - 24. Overnight camping at a developed campground. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.phpp

PRTL 1120 - 070 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. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Aug. 23 only. 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. Field trip Sept. 9-11. Overnight camping at a developed campground. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1120 - 070 NR-Outdoor Cooking&Camp

  • Class Number: 5337
  • Instructor: HAWKE, JENNY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $40.00
  • Seats Available: 11

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. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Aug. 23 only. 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. Field trip Sept. 9-11. Overnight camping at a developed campground. 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. For more info, contact Dan Smith, dan.k.smith@utah.edu. Class meets on-campus on Oct. 5. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 21 - Oct. 23. *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: 12128
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $100.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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. For more info, contact Dan Smith, dan.k.smith@utah.edu. Class meets on-campus on Oct. 5. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 21 - Oct. 23. *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


Attendance at the first two lectures is mandatory. Shooting sessions begin the second week of class. No camping. Students will 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. Students will also learn the physical and mental principles of marksmanship and will be able to demonstrate proficiency by the end of the course.

PRTL 1160 - 003 NR-Pistol Marksmanship

  • Class Number: 14815
  • Instructor: DAVIS, HYRUM
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.5
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $60.00
  • Seats Available: 0

Attendance at the first two lectures is mandatory. Shooting sessions begin the second week of class. No camping. Students will 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. Students will also learn the physical and mental principles of marksmanship and will be able to demonstrate proficiency by the end of the course.

PRTL 1219 - 001 NR-Day Hikes Wasatch


Basic hiking for beginning or experienced hikers. Core areas include safety, Leave-No-Trace, technique, history, equipment, ecology, route finding, and natural resources management. No Camping. Class meets on-campus on Sep. 7th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be Fridays, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23 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

PRTL 1219 - 001 NR-Day Hikes Wasatch

  • Class Number: 6516
  • Instructor: GARDNER, ERIC T
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $17.00
  • Seats Available: 7

Basic hiking for beginning or experienced hikers. Core areas include safety, Leave-No-Trace, technique, history, equipment, ecology, route finding, and natural resources management. No Camping. Class meets on-campus on Sep. 7th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be Fridays, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23 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

PRTL 1220 - 001 NR-Autumn Backpacking


This course provides students with an introduction or advancement of overnight backpacking techniques. 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. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Sept 13 only. Field work Sept 16-18. Backpacking and overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1220 - 001 NR-Autumn Backpacking

  • Class Number: 7353
  • Instructor: AMBLER, WILL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $27.00
  • Seats Available: 2

This course provides students with an introduction or advancement of overnight backpacking techniques. 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. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Sept 13 only. Field work Sept 16-18. Backpacking and overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1220 - 002 NR-Autumn Backpacking


THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. This course provides students with an introduction or advancement of overnight backpacking techniques. 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. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets September 13 only. Field work Sept 23-25. Backpacking and overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1220 - 002 NR-Autumn Backpacking

  • Class Number: 7885
  • Instructor: HAWKE, JENNY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $27.00
  • Seats Available: 0

THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. This course provides students with an introduction or advancement of overnight backpacking techniques. 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. Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets September 13 only. Field work Sept 23-25. Backpacking and overnight camping. 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


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the second day following the first class meeting. Backpacking and overnight camping. This course provides students with an introduction or advancement of overnight backpacking techniques. 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. Class meets on-campus on Aug. 31st only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Sep. 9th - Sep. 11th. 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: 1763
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $33.00
  • Seats Available: 3

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the second day following the first class meeting. Backpacking and overnight camping. This course provides students with an introduction or advancement of overnight backpacking techniques. 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. Class meets on-campus on Aug. 31st only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Sep. 9th - Sep. 11th. 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 environmental ethics 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 Oct 11h only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct 21-23. 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: 13509
  • Instructor: HAWKE, JENNY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $41.00
  • Seats Available: 1

This course provides students with skills required for overnight backpacking, including backcountry skills, risk management, resource management issues, and environmental ethics 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 Oct 11h only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct 21-23. 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 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 Oct. 5th only. Attendane at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 21st to Oct. 23rd. *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

  • Class Number: 15969
  • 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 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 Oct. 5th only. Attendane at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 21st to Oct. 23rd. *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 - 001 Backcountry Navigation


Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Learn basic back-county navigation skills and strategies using maps, GPS and compass tools to find your way on your next outdoor adventure. 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 back-county. Map reading skills will be presented. Both GPS and compass navigational tools will be used during class so the student can become familiar with the advantages of each device. 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 principals, resource management issues, skills, safety and environmental ethics. No camping. Class meets on-campus on Aug. 24th only. Field experience is Sep. 2nd.

PRTL 1226 - 001 Backcountry Navigation

  • Class Number: 14819
  • Instructor: SMITH, DANIEL
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $50.00
  • Seats Available: 3

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Learn basic back-county navigation skills and strategies using maps, GPS and compass tools to find your way on your next outdoor adventure. 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 back-county. Map reading skills will be presented. Both GPS and compass navigational tools will be used during class so the student can become familiar with the advantages of each device. 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 principals, resource management issues, skills, safety and environmental ethics. No camping. Class meets on-campus on Aug. 24th only. Field experience is Sep. 2nd.

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. 23rd only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Sep. 2nd to Sep. 4th. *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: 7385
  • 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. 23rd only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Sep. 2nd to Sep. 4th. *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 Sept. 27th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Nov. 4th to Nov. 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 1230 - 002 NR-Rock Climbing I

  • Class Number: 7386
  • Instructor: MARTIN, DANI
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • 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 Sept. 27th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Nov. 4th to Nov. 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 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. 4th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be in Southern Utah from Nov. 11th to Nov. 13th. 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 - 001 NR-Rock Climbing II

  • Class Number: 7355
  • Instructor: Ravensbergen, Amanda
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • 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. 4th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be in Southern Utah from Nov. 11th to Nov. 13th. 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 1232 - 001 NR-Rock Climb III Sem


Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. No drops following 2nd day after this meeting. Class meets September 19 only. October 21-23. Progression from Rock Level I and II courses. Intro to traditional lead climbing principles. Prior lead climbing recommended. Prior completion of PRT 1231 is required; exceptions may be made pending instructor approval. Contact amanda.raven@zoho.com To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1232 - 001 NR-Rock Climb III Sem

  • Class Number: 18926
  • Instructor: Ravensbergen, Amanda
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 5

Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. No drops following 2nd day after this meeting. Class meets September 19 only. October 21-23. Progression from Rock Level I and II courses. Intro to traditional lead climbing principles. Prior lead climbing recommended. Prior completion of PRT 1231 is required; exceptions may be made pending instructor approval. Contact amanda.raven@zoho.com To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

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. 22, 29 Sep. 12, 19, 26 Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Nov. 7, 14, 21. *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 1237 - 001 NR-Indoor Rock Climb I

  • Class Number: 9271
  • Instructor: KOHLER, ZACH
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $115.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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. 22, 29 Sep. 12, 19, 26 Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Nov. 7, 14, 21. *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 1241 - 001 Mtn Bike Wasatch


3-day bike course. Course will cover technical mountain biking skills on single track with emphasis on safety, trail etiquette, multiple user conflict, environmental ethics, resource management associated with mountain biking in Utah's Wasatch Range, and common bike repairs and maintenance. Class meets in person Sep. 1st only. Field trips Sept 16th and 17th. No overnight camping. Attendance at first classroom session 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

PRTL 1241 - 001 Mtn Bike Wasatch

  • Class Number: 7966
  • Instructor: BROWN, JEFFERY
  • Instructor: Kalwies, CATHERINE
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 1.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $20.00
  • Seats Available: 5

3-day bike course. Course will cover technical mountain biking skills on single track with emphasis on safety, trail etiquette, multiple user conflict, environmental ethics, resource management associated with mountain biking in Utah's Wasatch Range, and common bike repairs and maintenance. Class meets in person Sep. 1st only. Field trips Sept 16th and 17th. No overnight camping. Attendance at first classroom session 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

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 Aug. 29th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct 7-9. 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: 14821
  • Instructor: RANDALL, NATALIE
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $85.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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 Aug. 29th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct 7-9. 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 Biking Zion


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 Oct. 4th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 28th - Oct. 30th. 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 Biking Zion

  • Class Number: 11800
  • Instructor: BROWN, JEFFERY
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: Hybrid & IVC
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $85.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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 Oct. 4th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 28th - Oct. 30th. 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 Oct. 10th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 21th - Oct. 23th. 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: 1322
  • Instructor: WHITE, TiM W
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $85.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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 Oct. 10th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 21th - Oct. 23th. 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 Oct. 24th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 28th - Oct. 30th. 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: 1321
  • Instructor: WHITE, TiM W
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $80.00
  • Seats Available: 0

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 Oct. 24th only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Oct. 28th - Oct. 30th. 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 Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and surrounding public lands to explore a sampling of trails, arches, vistas, overlooks, and the celebrated dark skies of Southern Utah, Fri-Sun, Nov. 4th to Nov. 6th. From our base camp at Dead Horse Point State Park, we will venture out by foot during the day to explore what the area offers. At night we will journey into the cosmos to learn about the celebrated dark skies of southern Utah, explore cultural interpretations of constellations, and learn why our state has more dark sky parks than any other in the nation. The pre-trip meetings are mandatory and are on Wed. Oct. 26th and Wed. Nov. 2nd. This course includes two class meetings, one on campus and the other at the Clark planetarium, day hikes, dark sky exploration, and overnight camping. Camping is required. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. 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: 12998
  • Instructor: DICKERSON, JESSIE
  • Component: Field Work
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $105.00
  • Seats Available: 0

This course will take us into Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and surrounding public lands to explore a sampling of trails, arches, vistas, overlooks, and the celebrated dark skies of Southern Utah, Fri-Sun, Nov. 4th to Nov. 6th. From our base camp at Dead Horse Point State Park, we will venture out by foot during the day to explore what the area offers. At night we will journey into the cosmos to learn about the celebrated dark skies of southern Utah, explore cultural interpretations of constellations, and learn why our state has more dark sky parks than any other in the nation. The pre-trip meetings are mandatory and are on Wed. Oct. 26th and Wed. Nov. 2nd. This course includes two class meetings, one on campus and the other at the Clark planetarium, day hikes, dark sky exploration, and overnight camping. Camping is required. Attendance at both class meetings is mandatory. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

PRTL 1263 - 001 Canyoneering I: Techncl


Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class 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 24th and August 31st. Overnight Camping Field trip all day Fri-Sun August 26th-28th. 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.

PRTL 1263 - 001 Canyoneering I: Techncl

  • Class Number: 14823
  • 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

Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class 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 24th and August 31st. Overnight Camping Field trip all day Fri-Sun August 26th-28th. 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.

PRTL 1263 - 002 Canyoneering I: Techncl


Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class 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 1st and September 8th. Overnight Camping Field trip all day Fri-Sun September 9thth-11th. 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.

PRTL 1263 - 002 Canyoneering I: Techncl

  • Class Number: 14825
  • 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

Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class 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 1st and September 8th. Overnight Camping Field trip all day Fri-Sun September 9thth-11th. 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.

PRTL 1264 - 001 Canyoneering II: Adv


Students enrolling in this class need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering 1 to take this class. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field program) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets September 14th and September 21st. Overnight camping field trip all day Fri-Sun September 23rd-25th. This course is the second in a three-part series to teach students advanced canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include advanced anchors, 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 second course of three. 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.

PRTL 1264 - 001 Canyoneering II: Adv

  • Class Number: 14827
  • 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. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field program) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets September 14th and September 21st. Overnight camping field trip all day Fri-Sun September 23rd-25th. This course is the second in a three-part series to teach students advanced canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include advanced anchors, 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 second course of three. 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.

PRTL 1268 - 001 Canyoneering III


Students enrolling in this class need to possess the skill learned in Canyoneering 2 to take this class. Attendance at both class meetings prior to the field program is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets August 29th and September 12th. Overnight camping field trip all day Fri-Sun September 23rd-25th. 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. 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.

PRTL 1268 - 001 Canyoneering III

  • Class Number: 16744
  • 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

Students enrolling in this class need to possess the skill learned in Canyoneering 2 to take this class. Attendance at both class meetings prior to the field program is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets August 29th and September 12th. Overnight camping field trip all day Fri-Sun September 23rd-25th. 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. 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.

PRTL 1285 - 001 Intro to Mtn Guiding


Course content includes client management, client 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. Students should have competency in either (a) rock climbing, (b) ice climbing, (c) mountaineering, or (d) skiing before enrolling in this course. 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 19-20 only. Field classes Oct. 22nd and 23rd. This course prepares students for a career in mountain guiding. *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 1285 - 001 Intro to Mtn Guiding

  • Class Number: 11036
  • Instructor: Lovell, Zach
  • Component: Activity
  • Type: In Person
  • Units: 2.0
  • Requisites: Yes
  • Wait List: No
  • Fees: $55.00
  • Seats Available: 1

Course content includes client management, client 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. Students should have competency in either (a) rock climbing, (b) ice climbing, (c) mountaineering, or (d) skiing before enrolling in this course. 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 19-20 only. Field classes Oct. 22nd and 23rd. This course prepares students for a career in mountain guiding. *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 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: 19935
  • Instructor: BRICKER, NATHAN G
  • 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.