Resource management issues, activity skills, safety, consumerism, and environmental ethics associated with rock climbing on federally managed lands. For students who have not previously engaged in rock climbing.
This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.
Attendance at Zoom-based class meeting on June 16th at 2pm is mandatory. Drops are not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting (6/18/20). This is an online course. Students will learn about the fundamentals of climbing, including equipment use, knot tying, belaying, rappelling, top-roping, risk management procedures, and resource conservation. Students will also have opportunities to reflect upon the factors influencing participation in climbing-related activities. There is no mandatory outdoor activity, although an optional outdoor activity may be included in this course, depending on local/state/federal directives. Students must complete all assignments by July 16th, 2020. To determine the last day to drop this course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php
Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. No drops after 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Aug 25 only. Climbing Fri, Sat, Sun, Sept. 4 - 6. Surrounding Salt Lake City area. Introduction to vertical rock climbing. Top rope climbing fundamentals including proper equipment selection & usage, top rope climbing/rappelling, basic climbing technique, and anchor building. If interested in vertical self rescue see PRTL 1280, 1282, 1284 below. No overnight camping. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php
Learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing while spending the weekend in Southern Utah. Locations periodically change and will be announced at the beginning of each semester. Class meets on campus October 20. Climbing field trip October 30 â€“ Nov 1. This course focuses on the fundamentals of top-rope climbing which include: proper anchor building, belaying, climbing movement, rappelling, and other safe climbing practices. Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. No drops after the second day following the meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php