Basics of winter backpacking and camping, Leave No Trace, cooking, and consumerism, along with recreation-management challenges associated with that activity. Designed for both the novice and experienced winter backpacker. Overnight camping.
This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.
Attendance at first class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following this meeting. Overnight camping. Class meets Feb 8th only. Field trip Feb 19 - Feb 21. Two night winter camping in the Uinta Mountains. Beginner level snowshoeing/skiing. Learn basic snow shelter construction, leave no trace, land management issues, and equipment/food systems appropriate for a comfortable winter backpacking experience. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, seehttp://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php