Mountaineering
Academic Noncredit

This class will focus on fundamental mountaineering skills such as steep snow climbing, ice axe technique, footwork, self-arrest, route finding in avalanche terrain, construction of snow anchors, relevant technical rope management skills, and winter camping. Content will be learned and applied over one classroom session and an overnight two-day field experience in a high alpine environment. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for alpine environments and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered in the course.

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 Mountaineering (PRTS 404)

Spring 2021 Section 1, Starting on: 02/10/2021

Attendance at the first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after two days following the first class meeting. Class meets on campus on February 10 only. Previous backpacking and winter camping experience is strongly encouraged. Field session overnight February 26 – February 28. Focus on fundamental mountaineering skills such as steep snow climbing, ice axe technique, footwork, anchors, route finding in avalanche terrain, construction of snow anchors, relevant technical rope management skills and winter camping. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Date(s) Day Time Location
02/10/21 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm WILLIAM STEWART BLDG 208
Tuition: $312.00 + Special Fee: $35.00 = $347.00      

Instructor: MATTHEW RILEY

This section is currently full.

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

Spring 2021 Section 2, Starting on: 03/24/2021

Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets on campus March 24 only. Previous backpacking and winter camping experience is strongly encouraged. Field session overnight April 2 - April 4. Focus on fundamental mountaineering skills such as steep snow climbing, ice axe technique, footwork, anchors, route finding in avalanche terrain, construction of snow anchors, relevant technical rope management skills and winter camping. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be covered. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php

Date(s) Day Time Location
03/24/21 W 6:00 pm -9:00 pm WILLIAM STEWART BLDG 208
Tuition: $312.00 + Special Fee: $35.00 = $347.00      

Instructor: MATTHEW RILEY

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

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