First Expedition: In the Sawatch Range near Leadville, learn the basics of backpacking from how to purify water to finding the best campsite. Ponder the effects of climate change on high elevation species, such as the Pika. Be inspired by the Colorado Rockies as your expedition group quickly becomes some of your closest friends.
Second Expedition: Explore a new route throughout the mountains surrounding Leadville, building on all the skills you have developed so far. Participate in a service project, building trail on one of Colorado’s highest peaks. Navigate off-trail, fly-fish, rock-climb, and summit a Fourteener.