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Backpacking 101- Mochilero 101

September 18 - September 19

$30 per person

14 seats available

Introduction to backpacking in collaboration with Colorado Mountain College (CMC). This 2-day program introduces the basics of backpacking, Leave No Trace, map and compass, cooking in the backcountry, risk assessment, and more. Personal backpacking gear is not mandatory to participate and can be provided upon request. 

Introducción a la mochilero en colaboración con Colorado Mountain College (CMC). Este programa de 2 días presenta los conceptos básicos de mochilero, Leave No Trace, mapa y brújula, cocinar en el campo, evaluación de riesgos y más. El equipo de mochilero personal no es obligatorio para participar y se puede prestar equipo, si pregunta.  

Contact Kelsey King at for any questions or clarification

When clicking on the link, specify Salida Campus, Outdoor Education Programs, and there you will see a way to sign up for backpacking 101 or 102. 


September 18
September 19
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Many GARNA programs require a liability release form be filled out each calendar year.

Your registration is secured upon receipt of payment. If you prefer not to register online (recommended), you may mail a check, made out to “GARNA” to the address below. Please include a note with the program you are registering for.

PO Box 1522
Salida CO 81201

Cancellation policy:

If we are notified of your need to cancel within 24 hours of program date, your program fee will be refunded except for a $3.00 administrative fee. If minimum enrollment has not been met by program date, programs will be cancelled 2 days prior to the date and we will refund the full amount.