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.

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Class Sections For Canyoneering I: Technical Canyoneering (PRTL 263)

Summer 2024 Section 1, Starting on: 05/28/2024

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 the 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets Tuesdays, May 28 and June 4. Overnight Camping. Field experience Fri.-Sun, June 7-9. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php.

Date(s) Day Time Location
05/28/24 - 06/09/24 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 226
Tuition: $335.00 + Special Fee: $120.00 = $455.00      

Instructor: BRUCE SHAPIRO

Fall 2024 Section 2, Starting on: 08/28/2024

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 canyons, Leave No Trace ethics and much more. Class meets August 28 & September 4. Overnight Camping Field experience all day Fri-Sun September 6th-8th. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at brucieshapi@gmail.com.

Date(s) Day Time Location
08/28/24 - 09/04/24 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 225
Tuition: $348.00 + Special Fee: $120.00 = $468.00      

Instructors: DAVID TIGNER, BRUCE SHAPIRO

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Fall 2024 Section 1, Starting on: 09/05/2024

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 canyons, Leave No Trace ethics and much more. Class meets September 5th and September 12th. Overnight Camping Field experience all day Fri-Sun September 13th-15th. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field trip) is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php. If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at brucieshapi@gmail.com.

Date(s) Day Time Location
09/05/24 Th 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 229
09/12/24 Th 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 229
Tuition: $348.00 + Special Fee: $120.00 = $468.00      

Instructors: DAVID TIGNER, BRUCE SHAPIRO

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