Canyoneering I: Technical Canyoneering
Academic Noncredit

1st of a 3-course series. Also prepares for American Canyoneering Association (ACA) Recreational Canyon Leader and Professional Canyon Guide Certifications. Features ACA Technical Canyoneering course curriculum.

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 Canyoneering I: Technical Canyoneering (PRTL 263)

Spring 2023 Section 1, Starting on: 03/14/2023

This course is the first in a three-part series to teach students canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include the ACA Core Skill standards such as basic knots, intro to anchors and rigging, rappelling, belaying, self-rescue, trip planning, canyon rating system, canyon logistics and safety, partner captures, moving through the canyons, Leave No Trace ethics and much more. This course has two pre-field trip class meetings. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets Tuesdays, March 14 and 21. Overnight Camping Field Trip Fri.-Sun., March 24-26. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php.

Date(s) Day Time Location
03/14/23 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 242
03/21/23 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 242
Tuition: $325.00 + Special Fee: $120.00 = $445.00      

Instructors: DAVID TIGNER, BRUCE SHAPIRO

This section is currently full.

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

Spring 2023 Section 2, Starting on: 03/20/2023

This course is the first in a three-part series to teach students canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include the ACA Core Skill standards such as basic knots, intro to anchors and rigging, rappelling, belaying, self-rescue, trip planning, canyon rating system, canyon logistics and safety, partner captures, moving through the canyons, Leave No Trace ethics and much more. This course has two pre-field trip class meetings. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets Mondays, March 20 and 27. Overnight Camping Field Trip Fri.-Sun., March 31 - Apr. 2.. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php.

Date(s) Day Time Location
03/20/23 M 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 225
03/27/23 M 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 225
Tuition: $325.00 + Special Fee: $120.00 = $445.00      

Instructors: DAVID TIGNER, BRUCE SHAPIRO

This section is currently full.

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

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