Boys Expedition July 3-10, 2021

WHAT: A 4-day backpacking expedition that will include a summit attempt of one of Colorado’s high alpine peaks, 1 day of rock-climbing and rappelling, and 1 day of whitewater rafting the famous Brown’s Canyon Class III river section.

WHEN: July 3-10, 2021

WHERE: Fly into Denver and spend the trip in the Colorado Rocky Mountains in and around Buena Vista, Colorado

HOW MUCH: $750 – does not include airfare

WHAT’S INCLUDED: The cost of the trip includes everything needed from the beginning to the end of the course, including pick up and drop-off at the airport in Denver, CO. We provide professional guides, camping arrangements, rental equipment, technical gear, food, and more! A specific gear and packing list will be provided upon enrollment. Students are asked to bring some personal items and are able to borrow additional required items from our equipment center.

TRAVEL DETAILS: Participants are responsible for the cost of their own airfare or other transportation to and from the start/end of the course at the Denver airport. Flights should arrive in Denver by 1:00 PM on July 3 and depart after 2:00 PM on July 10. Feel free to coordinate flights with Shauna Occhipinti and the other families.

EXPERIENCE: No previous experience backpacking, climbing, or whitewater rafting is necessary – our professional instructors will teach you how to do it all!

HOW TO REGISTER: Fill out the participant paperwork below to register and make your payment. All registered participants must complete their paperwork by June 18, 2021 (click on the headings to access each form).

MORE INFORMATION: Email us at or call 307-335-4334.

Participant Paperwork

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  1. View, print, and/or download the course packing information found HERE or at the bottom of this page.
  2. Once you have thoroughly read through the packing information, fill out the form below to reserve items available from our equipment center.

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