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Date Monday  2/12/2018
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Basic Mountaineering School - Wilderness Fundamentals (A)
Start Time 5:45 PM
End Time 8:45 PM
Status Complete
Leader Glenn Barr
Co-Leader Matthew Foster
Group Price $45.00
NonGroup Price $45.00
Leader Price $45.00
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Pikes Peak Group is centered out of Colorado Springs

Classroom Session:  21c Library. 1175 Chapel Hills Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, Meeting Room B6

Field Sessions: TBD by planned attendees - discussed at classroom session


For more info Contact

Glenn Barr -

Matthew Foster -


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 

Class lecture 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 an optional CMC Rating Trip designed to reinforce principals and techniques discussed in class.


Classroom: Monday, February 12, 5:45PM - 8:45PM 

Opt. Field Day:  TBD


Session A is the first offering for Wilderness Fundamentals of 2018

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 located in Colorado Springs.  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 (aka Wild Fun)
  • Land Navigation
  • Alpine Snow Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Backpacking
  • Ice Climbing

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.