What comes to mind when you think of backpacking in Colorado? Is it the thought of being away from civilization? Is it the place you go for spiritual guidance? Are you heading to a high mountain lake to do some fishing? Or is it just what you do when you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the every day grind? No matter what your reasoning for backpacking, lets just all get out and have some fun!
Throughout our adventures we have learned a few things that will help you when you want to get out and do some backpacking. From the things you need to know as a beginner, to what gear is recommended, we will help you on your way. When you have a good idea on what to take and where to go, your trip will be more enjoyable. Hopefully you can learn from our mistakes and misfortunes and have a great time out in the back country! Be safe out there and have fun!
So you're interested in backpacking in Colorado, but are not sure where to start. This is a great place to learn. Check out our backpacking for beginners page to learn the basics of this wonderful outdoor activity!
Don't want to sleep on the ground, try renting one of the many Colorado Yurts.
Not sure what to take and what to leave at home. Check out thebackpacking list we have put together. Below is a list of different equipment that you will need before you hit the trail.
Make sure to check out the backpacking equipment review to help you in your decision on what to buy. Also you can leave a story about your favorite/worst equipment that you have owned.
Food is Good! Need some good ideas on what to eat? Check out thebackpacking food ideas that we have to share with you. Not only our own recipes, but those of friends and family as well.Another option is backpacking freeze dried food which is light and cooks right in the bag. Bon apetite!
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