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Intro to Backpacking

Students will embark on an adventure into the Holy Cross Wilderness carrying on their backs everything needed for two nights in the woods. This trip will introduce many new skills to students, such as packing for a wilderness trip, backcountry camping skills and how to travel through the backcountry. Students will spend one night at a front country site, practicing these skills, before hiking through the Cross Creek drainage with views of Mount of the Holy Cross.

Category

Adventure (Overnight)

Organizer

Mountain Recreation

Ages

9 to 13

Location

Pick-up/drop-off at Edwards Field House, 450 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards; campers will visit Holy Cross Wilderness and White River National Forest

Dates

6/24/19 – 8/9/19

Number of sessions: 3

Cost

$175

Contact Info

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Website: https://mountainrec.org/summerfun