Backpacking: Lightweight
Academic Noncredit

Students will finish this course with the skills and knowledge to reduce their current pack weight dramatically without compromising safety and only trading minimal comforts. Students will demonstrate competency in fundamental lightweight backpacking skills; including how to plan backpacking excursions to eliminate weight, attain skills and knowledge to remain safe in the back country with limited gear, and how to alter currently owned gear to reduce pack weight.

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: Lightweight (PRTL 262)

Fall 2018 Section 1, Starting on: 09/05/2018

Attendance at first class is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Wed., Sept. 5 only. Field program Fri-Sun, Sept 14-16. Overnight Camping. Students will finish this course with the skills and knowledge to reduce their current pack weight dramatically without compromising safety or comforts. Students will demonstrate competency in fundamental lightweight backpacking skills. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Date(s) Day Time Location
09/05/18 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 242
Tuition: $292.00 + Special Fee: $63.00 = $355.00      

Instructor: JAMES BERNSTEIN

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