• Barbour Fork Trailhead (map)
  • 3698 Co Rd 140
  • Idaho Springs, CO, 80452
  • United States

Full Moon Mini Backpacking Trip

Saturday, October 15th from 5:00pm to Sunday, October 16th around 1pm.

Come explore nature at night in this one day mini backpacking course and full moon experience. During this course we will cover a basic overview of how to backpack while enjoying a campfire experience and a full moon meditation. We will have dinner together on Saturday night and breakfast together on Sunday morning before hiking out.

Backpacking Lessons:

• Backpacking Safety

• Trip Planning

• Water and Sanitation

• Leave No Trace

• Modern Survival: Fires

• Modern Survival: Tarp Shelters

Full Moon Experience:

• Campfire

• Full Moon meditation

• Native American flute

I will provide the "camp kitchen". This includes camp stoves, pots, pans, cutting boards, and knifes. I will also provide Hors d'oeuvres Saturday night and an egg and bacon breakfast on Sunday.

You Will Need This Equipment:

• 1 fleece top with outer rain layer (or)
• 1 warm winter jacket
• 1 pair (top and bottom) of thin poly-pros for travel and work
• comfortable pants (nylon), and tee shirt
• Poly-pro glove liners or gloves
• 2 pair hiking socks
• Warm beanie for head
• Hiking boots or tennis shoes

• 3-season sleeping bag
• 1 foam/thermarest sleeping pads
• 1 Nalgine water bottle plus extra water bottle
• Headlamp with extra batteries
• Tupperware container w/ plastic fork (for eating)
• Tent
• Backpack
• Pocket knife (sharp)

• Camp chair (recommended)
• Mosquito repellent
• Water proof jacket shell, and water proof pants
• Leather gloves for playing with fire
• Extra pair of camp shoes (sandals etc.)

If you are missing any of the above equipment, let me know. I have some equipment for rent and some we can find substitutions for.

Hiking distance: ~4 miles
Difficulty: Beginner to Intermediate
Cost: Suggested donation of $40 dollars.
Location: Soda Creek Rd in Idaho Spings (click for maps link)


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