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Date Wednesday  6/5/2013
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Basic Mountaineering School - Colorado Wilderness Backpacking
Status Unknown
Group Price $38.00
Available Participants 14
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Colorado Springs

For more info Contact

Collin Powers


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.

Wednesday, June 05 6:30PM - 9:00PM Class Location: TBA
Tuesday, June 11 6:30PM - 9:00PM Class Location: TBA
Saturday, June 15 CMC Rating Trip (overnight)
Sunday, June 16 CMC Rating Trip
Saturday, June 22 Weather makeup date
Sunday, June 23 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.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.