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 2023 Section 1, Starting on: 08/29/2023

Students enrolling in this class need to possess the skill learned in Canyoneering 2 to take this class. Attendance at both class meetings prior to the field program is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets August 29th and September 12th. Overnight camping field trip all day Fri-Sun September 22-24. 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. 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
08/29/23 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm GC 2140
09/12/23 T 6:00 pm -9:00 pm GC 2140
Tuition: $335.00 + Special Fee: $120.00 = $455.00      



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