Splitboarding: Introduction to
Academic Noncredit

For snowboarders looking to experience the backcountry via splitboard, this course focuses on the equipment, techniques, and knowledge needed for competent winter backcountry travel. Splitboards are an ideal option for snowboarders traveling in the backcountry and this course is an opportunity to learn the tricks and secrets behind safe, fun, and efficient travel. Through a classroom meeting and three field experiences, students will be introduced to the setup and use of spiltboards, logistics of backcountry touring, and avalanche safety as it relates to splitboarding. Leave No Trace skills appropriate for the winter and information regarding natural resource management will also be discussed.

This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.

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Class Sections For Splitboarding: Introduction to (PRTS 416)

Spring 2018 Section 1, Starting on: 01/29/2018

Attendance at the first classroom meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after the 2nd day following the first class meeting. Class meets on campus January 29th . We will be in the field February 2-4. This class is for snowboarders looking to experience the back-country via split-board. Course focuses on equipment, techniques, and knowledge needed to become a competent winter back-country traveler on a split-board. Students will be introduced to the setup and use of split-boards, the equipment and logistics of back-country touring, and avalanche safety as it relates to split-boarding. 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
01/29/18 M 5:30 pm -8:00 pm HPER NORTH 238
Tuition: $292.00 + Special Fee: $35.00 = $327.00

Instructor: CODY PORTER

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