Canyoneering III: Self-Rescue
Academic Noncredit

The curriculum in this course mirrors the curriculum in the American Canyoneering Association's (ACA), Self-Rescue portion within their Advanced Canyoneering course. Skills taught include rigging mechanical advantages to haul a stranded rappeller, covert a block rigging system to a lowering system and tandem rappels.

This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.

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Class Sections For Canyoneering III: Self-Rescue (PRTL 268)

Fall 2018 Section 1, Starting on: 10/02/2018

including following dates:

Students enrolling in this class need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering (II) to take this class. Attendance at both class meetings (prior to field program) is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets Tuesdays October 2 and October 16. Overnight Camping Field Trip all day Fri-Sun, October 19 - 21. This course is the third in a three part series to prepare students to challenge the American Canyoneering Association's Recreation Canyon Leader and Professional Guide course/exams. Advanced canyoneering skills in 3B canyons will be covered including mechanical advantage, lowering and hauling, as well as issues concerning our federally managed lands as they relate to this course. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see If you have any questions please contact your instructor for this class at

Date(s) Day Time Location
10/02/18 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 225
10/16/18 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 225
Tuition: $292.00 + Special Fee: $120.00 = $412.00      

Instructor: DAVID TIGNER

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