The dates for the 2023 CMC Denver Group Backpacking School are as follows:


Class 1 – Tuesday, June 6 – In-Person at the AMC in Golden

Class 2 – Tuesday, June 13 – Virtual/In-Person based on group preferences

Class 3 – Tuesday, June 20 – Virtual/In-Person based on group preferences

       (All classes begin promptly at 6:30 PM and end by 9:30 PM or earlier.)


Field Day #1 – Saturday, June 17 – All School – At AMC in Golden

Field Day #2 – Overnight – June 24–25

Field Day #3 –  Overnight  – July 8–9

Field Day #4 – 3-day / 2-nights – Dates to be determined by each group

Groups may adjust the dates of these trips as best fits their schedule, however all trips must be completed before September 30.  Groups may also schedule additional trips as time and interest allows. Students must participate in sufficient trips in order to demonstrate knowledge and skills required for safe backcountry backpacking. Sufficient participation in previous classes and appropriate preparation is a prerequisite for all trips.

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