Canyon in Moab where wilderness scenarios are held
Textbook Requirement: Advanced Wilderness Life Support
The book will be available in class (not in the bookstore) The cost is $40.00 - you will buy this the first night, cash or credit card
The lectures are given on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and Friday nights the first week and Wednsday, Thurday and Friday night the second week from 6 until about 9 pm. There will be between 3 - 4 lectures each night. The class is held in Rm. 1750 the first week and Rm 1730 the second week of the Health Science Education Building (HSEB) located just south of the Eccles Library and the School of Medicine. Click here for amap.
Each student is requird to complete a practical skills component to pass the course and certify in Advanced Wilderness LifeSupport. The student has a choice as to where she or he will study the practical skills.
1. Moab Practical Skills Option:You can travel to Moab, Utah on Monday April 9th and on Tuesday April 10th where we will meet at various venues. You are free to go down on Saturday, but you will need to get your own campgroud that night. On Monday you will participate in AWLS required workshops. On Tuesday you may participate in optional workshops. Look at the"Moab Practical Skills" icon for more information. If you go to Moab, you will need to need to make your own arrangement to get there, but we have reserved the Goose Island A and B campground, large enough for the entire course, on Sunday and Monday nights. Click herefor more informationabout Moab.In addition, we will provide a bar-b-que dinner at 6:00 pm Monday night at Rotary Park.
2. Salt Lake Practical Skills Option: You can stay in SaltLake and learn the practical skills the preceeding Saturday April 14th. The location is at the Matheson State Park and Nature Preserve at This is the Place monument on 2601 East Sunnyside Ave very near to campus. Look at the "Salt LakePractical Skills" icon for more information
Students will take the AWLS certifying written test on Thursday April 12th. The practical skills testing will be done in the skills session.