Backpacking: Lake Powell Area
Academic Noncredit

Resource management, skills, safety, consumerism, and environmental ethics associated with backpacking in this National Recreation Area. Overnight camping.

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 Backpacking: Lake Powell Area (PRTL 221)

Spring 2024 Section 1, Starting on: 04/03/2024

Students will learn about backpacking in desert environments while enjoying nights under the stars. Curriculum includes trip planning, equipment selection, cooking and nutrition, hygiene and water purification, Leave No Trace travel techniques, weather, and safety and emergency procedures. Class meets on-campus on Apr. 3 only. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Field experience will be from Apr. 12-14. This class requires 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

Date(s) Day Time Location
04/03/24 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 242
Tuition: $335.00 + Special Fee: $33.00 = $368.00      

Instructor: DANIEL SMITH


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