Colorado Classic Backpacking & Summit


Classic Backpacking: Saturday, July 13-Tuesday, July 16
Summit Attempt:
Tuesday, July 16-Thursday, July 18

Classic Backpacking: Rocky Mountain National Park
Summit Attempt: Mount Ida, 12,889’ / 9.6 miles & 2,465’ Gain

Saturday, July 13:  Meet in Denver 12pm: Holiday Inn & Suites Denver Airport, 6900 Tower Rd, Denver, CO 80249
Sunday, July 14:  Arrive at Long’s Peak Trailhead, hike & camp
Monday, July 15: hike & camp
Tuesday, July 16: hike & exit Sprague Lake Trailhead for Classic Backpacking (for those staying on for the summit attempt, we will relocate to the western side of Rocky Mountain National Park).
Wednesday, July 17: Summit attempt Mount Ida
Thursday, July 18: Return to Denver

Your Instructors:
Loren Evans (Classic Backpacking)
Jesse Yelvington (Classic Backpacking)
Perry Cohen (Mount Ida Summit Attempt)
Travis Clough (Mount Ida Summit Attempt)

There will be areas with no service.   In the event of an emergency at home, please call the number listed above, and our emergency contact will relay the information to us.   413-341-0082

Packing List (Click here)
Please bring all items listed.  Let us know if you have any questions.