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)

Fall 2024 Section 1, Starting on: 10/02/2024

APacking 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 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.

Date(s) Day Time Location
10/02/24 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 226
Tuition: $348.00 + Special Fee: $33.00 = $381.00      

Instructor: DANIEL SMITH


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