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Date Wednesday  12/6/2017
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Basic Mountaineering School - Colorado Wilderness Fundamentals (C)
Start Time 6:00 PM
End Time 8:45 PM
Status Approved
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)


Classroom Session:  East Library 5550 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918, Meeting Room F1

Field Sessions: TBD by planned attendees - discussed at Dec 6th 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: Wednesday, December 6, 6:00PM - 8:45PM 

Opt. Field Day: Saturday, December 9 7:30AM - TBD


Session C is the third offering for Wilderness Fundamentals due to overwhelming interest!

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

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.