$149 Per Person
Backpacking Basics – Orienteering, Water filtration and purification methods, Logistics & Planning, Safety, Temperature regulation, Gear selection, Emergency decision making.
A backpacking basics course for those who want to prepare for hikes and multi day backpacking trips, hone your outdoor skills and learn the basics of backpacking during the three-hour Introduction to backpacking. Prepare for a safe, memorable expedition into the wild by learning logistics and planning, safety, emergency rescue training, and more.
Trips run on select weekends and weekdays throughout the summer and fall. If trips do not have enough people we may need to reschedule. You must be a little flexible on dates to participate in the Basics Courses.
Duration: 6+ hours
Prep Day Times: 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
Includes: Backpacking Guide, Technical Instruction, Local Area Trail Map
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Availability: Year round
Group trips available only on weekends, private trips can be booked anytime.