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Denver, Colorado
39.7392° N, 104.9903° W
Colorado Trail
6th-7th Grade14 days$4095
June 12-June 25, 2019 Available Enroll
June 29-July 12, 2019 Available Enroll
July 16-July 29, 2019 Available Enroll

With the most elevation of any state in the lower 48, Colorado is the place to play in the mountains. The stunning peaks and raging rivers of the Rockies offer an unparalleled playground for those looking to explore the outdoors. On this Colorado Trail trip, you’ll get the full spectrum of Colorado’s greatness, from climbing, hiking, rafting, and ziplining. Between sunrises over the Great Sand Dunes and sunsets along the granite walls of the Royal Gorge, you will learn what it takes to live in the wild, and how to enjoy every moment. It’s a rush in the Rockies.

highlights

  • Criss-cross the canyons of Salida on a zipline tour
  • Backpack along the Bear Creek Trail into the majestic San Juan Mountains
  • Explore the surreal Great Sand Dunes on a sunrise hike
  • Whitewater raft down the historic Arkansas River
  • Rock climb the sandstone monoliths of Taylor Canyon

ziplining

Experience the Rockies from a whole new vantage point. Harnessed up, hit the cables and soar across canyons on a zipline tour of Rocky Mountain proportions. Through towering red sandstone and water carved gorges of Salidas, you’ll get a unique look at this gorgeous landscape as you descend at 40mph. Keep an eye out for bighorn sheep and other wildlife as you take flight.

Hiking

Awaken in the dark for an early morning hike at Great Sand Dunes National Park. With moonlight and headlamps illuminating your path, you’ll hoof-it to the summit of Star Dune and watch the sun rise from the highest sand dune in North America. Once the sun is up you’ll see the towering San Juan mountains, and the vast ocean of sand below. Jump, roll, skate, and slide your way back down to reality.

backpacking

Learn to live in the wilderness of Bear Creek, in the San Juan National Forest. This alpine wonderland is known for its rocky mountain views, and backcountry beauty. With everything you need on your back, you’ll learn to cook, camp, navigate, land a mountain trout with a fly rod, and live comfortably in the mountains.

white water rafting

Take a two day river romp down the Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River. Learn to paddle as a team and navigate the thrilling class three and class four rapids of this exciting section. This technical stretch of river includes the famous “Twin Falls” rapid which will be a memorable and fun challenge for your team. Spend the night camping on a backcountry river bank, staring into the Colorado night sky and dreaming of the rapids ahead.

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trip details

Cost $4095
Length 14 days
Current Grades 6th-7th
Ages 12-13
Begins Denver, CO
Ends Denver, CO
Group Size 12

dates & availability

JUNE 12-JUNE 25, 2019 Available Enroll
JUNE 29-JULY 12, 2019 Available Enroll
JULY 16-JULY 29, 2019 Available Enroll
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