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Class will focus on snowpack, analysis of stability, decision making, snowpack metamorphosis (change), terrain features, safe travel, human factors and rescue scenarios. This is Level II of a two part avalanche sequence. No camping required.
This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.
Class Sections For Avalanche Processes & Leadership - Level 2 (PRTS 208)
Spring 2021 Section 1, Starting on: 01/19/2021
Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Tuesday, Jan 19 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Field sessions Fri-Sun, Jan 22 â€“ Jan 24. Day sessions only, no camping required. Students must be capable to travel in variable snow conditions in steep terrain with backcountry skis/skins,snowboard/splitboard, or snowshoes. Class will focus on leadership iwthin recreational backcountry travel, analysis of stability, decision making, snowpack metamorphosis, terrain features, safe travel, human factors, and rescue scenarios. Students must have completed PRTS 2007 (â€œAvalanche1â€) prior to fall 2019 in order to enroll in this course. If you have not taken PRTS 2007, but have taken an Avalanche Level 1 of American Avalanche Association standards and would like to enroll, contact Nate Furman with questions. Completing PRTS 2008 and PRTS 2009 will result in a Recreational Avalanche Level 2 Certificate of completion. For all questions, please contact Nate Furman at email@example.com. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop/php or contact the Registrarâ€™s Office at (801) 581.8969.