PPG WTS - Wilderness Fundamentals Field Day

Field trip: PPG WTS - Wilderness Fundamentals

PPG WTS - Wilderness Fundamentals Field Day – Spruce Mountain Trail

A day hike to further explore the 10 essentials, gear, Leave No Trace, Trip Planning, Trail Courtesy, What to Do When Things Go Wrong, Group Dynamics, and Safety.

  • Sat, Jun 10, 2023
  • Pikes Peak
  • Hiking
  • Adults
  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Meet at the Spruce Mountain Open Space trailhead at 7:30am

casual 5.5-mile fun and informative hike to review:
-Ten essentials (what do you carry and why)
-Wilderness travel / Leave No Trace
-When things go wrong
-Weather planning vs reality
-Favorite hikes and snacks

Spruce Mountain Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Daypack
  • 10 Essentials
  • Student Exam
  • Appropriate clothing and footwear for weather conditions
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