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Date Wednesday  6/11/2014
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Basic Mountaineering School - Colorado Wilderness Backpacking
Start Time 12:00 AM
End Time 12:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Collin Powers
Group Price $38.00
Available Participants 12
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Colorado Springs, CO

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Collin Powers

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Colorado Wilderness Backpacking Pre-Requisites: PPG BMS Colorado Wilderness Fundamentals & Colorado Wilderness Land Navigation There are 3 class lectures. Our discussions include finding the right backpack, systems review – including sleeping systems, cooking systems, clothing systems, ultra-light techniques, tents, trip planning, team composition, group dynamics, and site selection. We will do a gear check prior to the overnight to make sure you are properly equipped. There is a CMC Rating Trip (overnight) that is designed to reinforce principals and techniques discussed in class. Dates: Wednesday, June 11 6:30PM - 9:00PM Class Location: TBA; Wednesday, June 18 6:30PM - 9:00PM Class Location: TBA; Saturday, June 21 CMC Rating Trip (overnight) Sunday, June 22 CMC Rating Trip; Saturday, June 28 Weather makeup date; Sunday, June 29 Weather makeup date. Refunds are issued for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the start of the program. There is a $10.00 cancellation fee. No refunds in last two weeks or for no shows.


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