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Date Tuesday  6/25/2019
Group Boulder
Event Title Backpacking School, Boulder
Start Time 6:30 PM
End Time 9:00 PM
Status Approved
Leader Nelson Tamplin
Group Price $80.00
NonGroup Price $80.00
Leader Price $80.00
Available Participants 9
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Room 300, Wolf Law Building, CU Law School, 2450 Kittredge Loop Dr, Boulder CO 80305

For more info Contact

Nelson Tamplin,


Lecture: Tues, 6/25 6:30-9:00PM

Field Trips: 7/13-14 and/or 7/26-28

Backpacking covers all aspects of overnight trips in the backcountry using equipment and supplies that you carry. Expand the range of your trips and gain independence for visiting or climbing in beautiful and challenging settings.  This course builds on information in the courses Wilderness Hiking and Survival Essentials and Wilderness Navigation. You will learn about proper equipment, trip planning, site selection, meals, water, bear-bagging, Leave No Trace principles, and more.

     For the field trips, choose to go on the 1-nighter and/or the 2-nighter.

Prerequisites: Wilderness Hiking and Survival Essentials and Wilderness Navigation. If space is available, others with equivalent background may join after contacting

     When you register, please send email to with a note about which trips you plan to do,    First trip  (one night), Second trip (two nights), or both First trip and Second trip.

     No refund within two weeks of first class meeting unless a person on the wait list is able to sign up for the class. $10 handling fee for  refunds.

      Students will be sent an email with information about the meeting location. Please be sure the email address in your membership record is correct. If you do not hear by three days in advance of the course, please contact