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GUNNISON, COLORADO

Riding Into the Wilderness: Horseback Journey in the Rocky Mountains

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Program #17417RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 15 total, 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; None; None; None.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Western State College: Gunnison, Colorado, 2 nights
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Residence hall apartment with two twin beds, kitchenette, and living room. Furnished with basic furniture. No kitchen utensils, pans or dishes are provided. One set of linens provided.

Contact info:
600 N . Adams
Gunnison, CO 81231 USA
phone: 970-943-2885
web: www.western.edu/extendedstudies

Room amenities: Furnished residence hall apartment. Includes two twin beds, dresser, stove, refrigerator - no kitchen utensils, pans or dishes provided.

Facility amenities: Residence hall apartment with two twin beds, kitchenette, and living room. Furnished with basic furniture. No kitchen utensils, pans or dishes are provided. One set of linens provided.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Not available.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

West Elk Base camp: West Elk Wilderness, 3 nights
Type: Tents

Description: A first-class outfitters camp located in the heart of the West Elk Wilderness. Surrounded by pristine mountains and spectacular scenery, a perfect setting for an adventure-filled trip.

Contact info:
West Elk Wilderness
Gunnison, CO 81230 USA
phone: 970-943-2885
Room amenities: Camp in wall tents with wall to wall carpeting, spring beds with mattresses, pillows.

Facility amenities: This is camping at its finest, as close to luxury as camping can be! The camp is equipped with two 12x20 wall tents for sleeping quarters. Furnishings include wall to wall carpeting, spring beds with mattresses and pillows, and propane or solar lanterns. Clean and warm sleeping bags are available for rent or guests can bring their own sleeping bag rated to 20+ degrees. Camp also features a latrine facility, and dining tent where delicious Western style meals will be served.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Latrine in the woods. Small one person tent with latrine inside.



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jul 12 — Jul 17, 2013 waitlist only  

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.7
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