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Date Wednesday  3/15/2017
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Basic Mountaineering School - Colorado Wilderness Fundamentals (B)
Start Time 6:30 PM
End Time 9:30 PM
Status Complete
Leader Dean Waits
Co-Leader Matthew Foster
Group Price $42.00
NonGroup Price $47.00
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)

Location

Classroom Sessions: 2002 Creek Crossing, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 (In Bear Creek Park Regional Park, SE of 21st & Rio Grande)

Field Sessions: Red Rock Canyon Open Space

 



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BMS Colorado Wilderness Fundamentals



The Wilderness Fundamentals class is an introduction of important skills and back country knowledge to enable participants to independently plan and safely implement a day’s outings in the mountains.



Pre-Requisites: None 



There are 2 class lectures covering the topics of gear, trip planning, nutrition, conditioning, conservation practices such as Leave No Trace, the Ten Essentials, weather evaluation, safety, emergency planning protocol, and case studies of wilderness accidents.



There is a CMC Rating Trip designed to reinforce principals and techniques discussed in class.



Dates:



Wednesday, March 15 6:30PM - 9:00PM 



Friday, March 17 6:30PM - 9:00PM 



Saturday, March 18 7:30AM - 2:00PM 




Notes

Session B is the second offering for Wilderness Fundamentals due to overwhelming interest for session A!

This class is a pre-requisite for many of our other courses and will provide a copy of FREEDOM OF THE HILLS that will be referenced in other courses!  Make sure you have this one under your belt.

This course is part of the Pikes Peak Groups Basic Mountaineering School or BMS.  The program may be a pre-requisite for trips or other schools.  If you have any questions, please contact the instructor for this course.

  • Wilderness Fundamentals 
  • Land Navigation
  • Alpine Snow Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Backpacking
  • Ice Climbing



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.