Rocky Mountains 7-Day Backpacking for Veterans
This course is designed to foster a sense of community and camaraderie with other veterans while engaging in enjoyable and rewarding outdoor experiences as a group. Take this opportunity to engage with others who are exploring what it means to return to civilian life and how to support each other and yourself during this transition. It will be a physically rigorous and challenging backpacking expedition.
Area & Activities
This course will take place in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, a region of alpine lakes, ice-capped peaks, diverse wildlife and world-renowned protected wilderness areas. We will be backpacking into remote locations using some established trails and off-trail navigation and route finding. Our camps will be minimal impact as we practice Leave No Trace principals and learn how to live in harmony with our surroundings. Each day will have opportunities for both group and individual reflection, discussions and tasks facilitated by experienced Outward Bound instructors.