Course explores aspects of recreational mountain biking, focusing on safety skills, environmental awareness, skill building, resources management issues, social aspects of resource use, and health-building opportunities of outdoor recreation. Physical participation is balanced with classroom activities and outside-of-class requirements to assure a full-value experience for students.
This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.
Class Sections For Mountain Bike: Day Rides (PRTL 241)
Fall 2020 Section 1, Starting on: 09/08/2020
3-day bike course. Attendance at Sept. 08 classroom session is mandatory. Field trips Sept 18 - 19. No overnight camping. Course will cover technical mountain biking skills on single track with emphasis on safety, trail etiquette, multiple user conflict, environmental ethics, resource management associated with mountain biking in Utah's Wasatch Range, and common bike repairs and maintenance. Drops not possible after second day following this meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php