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.

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 III: Self-Rescue (PRTL 268)

Fall 2024 Section 1, Starting on: 08/27/2024

This course is the third of a three-part series to teach students advanced canyoneering skills. Skills that will be covered include advanced anchor building and rigging, pothole escapes, guided rappels, potshots, Sand Traps, toggle devices, mechanical advantage, lowering and hauling, canyon leadership and much more. Students enrolling in this course need to possess the skills learned in Canyoneering II to take this class. This course has two pre-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. Classes meet August 29 , and September 10. Overnight Camping Field Trip Fri.-Sun., September 20-22. to determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see There may be additional expenses that students will need to cover to participate in this course. These items may include food, gear rentals, and transportation costs. More details will be made available during the pre-course meeting.

Date(s) Day Time Location
08/27/24 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 225
09/10/24 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 225
Tuition: $348.00 + Special Fee: $120.00 = $468.00      



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