Backpacking: Desert
Academic Noncredit

Learn the basics of this exciting, low-cost source of adventure. The primary emphasis is to give both the experienced and novice backpacker the knowledge and experience necessary for safe, environmentally sound participation. Common tools, methods, cooking techniques, and resource management issues are also discussed. Course includes two classroom sessions and an overnight weekend field trip to Cedar Range. Special fee includes group equipment and camp permit but not food or transportation.

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

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

Class Sections For Backpacking: Desert (PRTL 224)

Spring 2018 Section 3, Starting on: 03/14/2018

Backpacking: Resource management issues, skills, safety, and consumerism. Class meets March 14 only. Drops not possible after 2nd day following this meeting. Field program April 6 - 8. Ideas and approaches to environmental ethics associated with backpacking on federal lands. THIS COURSE IS TAUGHT BY WOMEN AND CREATED FOR A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE. Techniques, backcountry specific information and discussions directed and pertaining to females will be a large part of course. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Date(s) Day Time Location
03/14/18 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 226
Tuition: $292.00 + Special Fee: $41.00 = $333.00

Instructor: CLAIRE GORTON

This section is currently full.

To add your name to our waiting list, please use our online form or call 801-585-9963.

Spring 2018 Section 1, Starting on: 03/26/2018

Attendance at first class mandatory. Drops not possible after second day following this meeting. Class meets March 26 only. Field trip April 06 - 08. Backpacking and overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Date(s) Day Time Location
03/26/18 M 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 238
Tuition: $292.00 + Special Fee: $41.00 = $333.00

Instructor: GARY NICHOLS

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Spring 2018 Section 2, Starting on: 04/09/2018

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class dates April 9 only. Field trip April 20-22. Backpacking and overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Date(s) Day Time Location
04/09/18 M 6:00 pm -9:00 pm BUSINESS CLASSROOM BLDG 210
Tuition: $292.00 + Special Fee: $41.00 = $333.00

Instructor: JENNY HAWKE

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