Avalanche Processes & Leadership - Level 2
Academic Noncredit

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.

Questions? Call Academic Programs at 801-585-9963 or use our online form.

Class Sections For Avalanche Processes & Leadership - Level 2 (PRTS 208)

Spring 2019 Section 1, Starting on: 01/23/2019

including following dates:

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Wednesday, Jan 23 and Monday, February 4 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Field sessions Fri-Sun Feb 1-3. 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 snowpack, analysis of stability, decision making, snowpack metamorphosis (change), terrain features, safe travel, human factors and rescue scenarios. Students must have completed PRTS 2007 (“Avalanche 1”) prior to Fall 2018 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 Nick Rushford with questions. For all questions, please contact Nick Rushford at nick.rushford@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop.php or contact the Registrar's Office at (801) 581-8969.

Date(s) Day Time Location
01/23/19 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 226
02/04/19 M 6:00 pm -9:00 pm HPER NORTH 226
Tuition: $292.00 + Special Fee: $250.00 = $542.00      

Instructor: NICHOLAS RUSHFORD

This section is currently full.

To add your name to our waiting list, please use our online form or call 801-585-9963.

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