Introduction to Backcountry Experience

Course Objectives:

1. Provide world class, practical one-on-one instruction in a fun, comfortable and natural mountain environment.
  • Provide living quarters, food, water and limited demo equipment.
  • Small class size will ensure clients are comfortable and training is provided to meet their particular level of experience.
  • Majority of class-time will be out-doors to provide hands-on actionable lessons.
2. Familiarize clients with Colorado’s beautiful and rugged terrain, wildlife, vegetation and climate.
  • Clients will learn about types of terrain and climate in Colorado and how to thrive in each.
  • Provide a respect and enjoyment of Colorado vegetation and wildlife. Teach methods to identify, avoid, and if needed, utilize wild plants and animals when we are guests in their habitat.
  • Explore, in a controlled instructional environment, a sample of Colorado wilderness.
3. Build and develop self-confidence in client’s ability to enjoy, navigate, explore and survive the full scope of Colorado’s wilderness.
  • Introduce basic and advanced navigational techniques and tools to ensure the ability and confidence to get in AND OUT of the Colorado wilderness and beyond.
  • Build a practical, everyday pack and knowledge of essential survival skills
  • Build a real equipment list of essential and beneficial gear for a variety of future outdoor adventures.
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