Avalanche Fundamentals - Level 1
Academic Credit

Practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Level 1 certificate upon completion of course. No camping required.

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Class Sections For Avalanche Fundamentals - Level 1 (PRTS 2007)

Spring 2021 Section 70

Credit Hours: 2
T 01/26/21
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

SANDY SITE

Price: Tuition + Special Fee: $84.00

Instructor: NATHAN FURMAN

Note: Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. No camping required. Class meets Jan 13th from 6pm to 9pm. Field Session takes place on January 22-24. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreational Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1457, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008, Avalanche-Level2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact Nate Furman at nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneiou.php .. 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/

Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form.