Intro to Backpacking
Students will embark on a three-day adventure into the Holy Cross Wilderness carrying everything needed for two nights in the woods. This trip will introduce backcountry camping skills, how to pack for a wilderness trip 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.
Edwards Field House, 450 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards
6/29/20 – 8/12/20
Number of sessions: 3
$175 per session (scholarships available)
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It’s fitting that Eagle County is proceeding through its reopening phases of COVID-19 in an analogy to ski run difficulties — green to blue to black. Monday marks the transition from the green beginner phase to the blue intermediate phase.