Colorado Rocky Mountains
Hiking the Best of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains
From one of two locations in Colorado’s incredible Rocky Mountains, hike challenging mountain trails and discover fascinating wildlife and natural history from local experts.
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Program No. 9883RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

In the magnificent Rocky Mountains of Colorado, tackle challenging hikes to stunning peaks while you learn the geology, ecology and history of Colorado’s most scenic trails. Choose the basecamp that best suits you, either the historic mining towns of Ouray or Crested Butte, the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado.” Trek through extraordinary Rocky Mountain wilderness, including lush forests, flowering meadows, alpine tundra and rugged peaks. Discover the wildlife and natural history of these unforgettable landscapes from expert naturalists and geologists.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Choose your program date by your preferred basecamp, hiking from Ouray or Crested Butte.
  • Hike historic mining trails and traverse mountain passes as experts reveal the most interesting geological features of the Rockies.
  • Learn expert hiking techniques like light packing and high-altitude acclimatization, and develop leadership and teambuilding skills on these challenging treks.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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