Avalanche Fundamentals - Level 1
Academic Noncredit

Practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Level 1 certificate upon completion of course. No camping required.

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

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Class Sections For Avalanche Fundamentals - Level 1 (PRTS 207)

Spring 2020 Section 6, Starting on: 02/19/2020

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. No camping required. Class meets February 19th from 6-9pm. Field session takes place on February 28-March 1. This course teaches practical skills for travel over mountain snow, avalanche causes, snow stability, decision-making, terrain selection, and companion rescue. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins, splitboard, or snowshoes. Students will earn a certificate of completion. This course teaches to the modern Recreation Avalanche Level 1 standards published by the American Avalanche Association. This course is a prerequisite for PRTS 1304, Backcountry Ski Wasatch; PRTS 1456, Backcountry Ski Guide; PRTS 2008; Avalanche Level 2; and PRTS 2009, Avalanche Rescue. For questions, please contact nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see https://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php or contact the Registrar’s Office at (801) 581-8969.

Date(s) Day Time Location
02/19/20 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm WILLIAM STEWART BLDG 209
Tuition: $303.00 + Special Fee: $84.00 = $387.00      

Instructor: ZACHARY SNAVELY

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