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Backcountry Track

This is the generic track, designed for hiking or backpacking trips, including any ORC or backcountry NSO trip.

To become certified at each level, you must complete and record all pre-requisites, courses, and experiences listed under that level. Record your courses and experiences on Summit, and then submit a request for level completion to receive your certification. See 'Who Can Lead What' for a description of what trips each level can lead. 

BackcountryPanorama

 Level I Assistant Leader


COURSES

Level I Backcountry

Minimum CPR/First-Aid Certification (WFA/WFR Highly Recommended)

EXPERIENCES

Participate on two CC Outdoor Ed trips (includes NSO, ORC, and/or BreakOut) 

Level II Leader


PRE-REQ

Certified Backcountry Level I Assistant Leader

COURSES

Level II Backcountry (Spring Break, Block, or Independent)

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

EXPERIENCES

Lead one overnight backcountry trip

Level III Instructor


PRE-REQ

Certified Level II Backcountry Leader

COURSES

Level III Backcountry 

EXPERIENCES

Lead/Instruct a total of 20 days with Outdoor Ed

Instruct a Level I Backcountry Course

Mentor a Level II Backcountry Course


(719) 389-6803
outdoored@coloradocollege.edu

Register for a trip on

ACADEMIC HOURS
(September - May)

Ahlberg Gear House

MON - THURS: 2-6pm
FRI: 12:30-2:30pm
CLOSED: Wed - Fri of 4th Week

Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym

MON - WED: 4-10pm
THURS: 4-9pm
SUN: 6-9pm

The Co-op: Bike & Ski

MON - THURS: 3-5pm
CLOSED: 4th Week