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 2020 Section 1, Starting on: 01/09/2020

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Thursday, Jan 9 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Field sessions Fri-Sun, Jan 17 – Jan 19. 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 (“Avalanche1”) 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 nate.furman@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
01/09/20 - 01/22/20 Th 6:00 pm -9:00 pm MARRIOTT LIBRARY 1715
Tuition: $303.00 + Special Fee: $250.00 = $553.00      

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.

Spring 2020 Section 2, Starting on: 02/05/2020

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets Wednesday, 05 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Field sessions Fri-Sun, Feb 14 - Feb 16. 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 (“Avalanche 1”) 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 nate.furman@utah.edu. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/drop/php or contact teh Registrar’s Office at (801) 581.8969.

Date(s) Day Time Location
02/05/20 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm GC 1570
Tuition: $303.00 + Special Fee: $250.00 = $553.00      

Instructor: JOSHUA BECKNER

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