Greatest Snow on Earth: Geography of Skiing
Academic Noncredit

Snow skiing (or snowboarding) can variously be described as a sport, a lifestyle, a career, or a passion. From its roots as a method for traversing the winter terrain of Scandinavia, human-powered snow sports have grown into a $67 billion industry involving 24 million participants in this country alone. But at its core, skiing is about the unique interaction between mountainous landscapes, regional climate patterns, and technological innovation. This course studies the activity of skiing through the lens of geographic inquiry, as geography provides the tools to investigate all the critical aspects of the sport. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the science of geography, by investigating the physical processes and cultural dynamics of the wide variety of ski disciplines in use today.

This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.

Online book and material fees may be added up until the first week of class. Students may opt out during the first two weeks of class. For more information, visit the Campus Store Inclusive Access Program's webpage. If you opt out, you will be responsible for obtaining the course materials yourself for the course.

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

Class Sections For Greatest Snow on Earth: Geography of Skiing (GEOG 175)

Spring 2023 Section 1, Starting on: 01/09/2023

Date(s) Day Time Location
01/09/23 - 04/25/23 TTh 10:45 am -12:05 pm GC 2660
Tuition: $475.00      

Instructor: LARRY COATS

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