Mountain Guiding: Introduction to
Academic Noncredit

This course prepares students for a career in mountain guiding. Course content includes client management, client security, guide security, route planning and selection, group dynamics, risk management, skill development and certifications, guiding lifestyle, and professionalism. Additional focus will include permitting through United States National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and State Parks. Emphasis on minimum-impact wilderness travel and public land policy will be included. Students should have competency in either (a) rock climbing, (b) ice climbing, (c) mountaineering, or (d) skiing before enrolling in this course.

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

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Class Sections For Mountain Guiding: Introduction to (PRTL 285)

Fall 2017 Section 1, Starting on: 11/01/2017

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Nov 1, 2, and 3 only. Field classes Nov 4-5. This course prepares students for a career in mountain guiding. Course content includes client management, client security, guide security, route planning and selection, group dynamics, risk management, skill development and certifications, guiding career opportunities, and professionalism. Additional focus will include permitting through United States National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and State Parks. Emphasis on minimum-impact wilderness travel and public land policy is included. Students should have competency in either (a) rock climbing, (b) ice climbing, (c) mountaineering, or (d) skiing before enrolling in this course. This course is taught by an AMGA certified guide. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Date(s) Day Time Location
11/01/17 - 11/03/17 WThF 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 226
Tuition: $292.00 + Special Fee: $55.00 = $347.00

Instructor: ZACH LOVELL

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