American Long Distance Hiking Association - West

Rockies Ruck

  • 17 Mar 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St, Golden, CO
  • 106


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ALDHA-West and CDTC present:

Colorado Rockies Ruck 

This year's topics include:

  • Panel discussion on lightweight gear
  • Trail Nutrition with Salty
  • Navigation demos
  • Water crossings and lightning safety
  • Leave No Trace and Town Etiquette
  • Trail breakout sessions - CT, CDT, PCT, AZT
  • Pack shakedowns (bring your full pack!)

There will also be some vendors on site for you to see gear in person, and as always, an amazing gear raffle!

Breakfast, lunch and happy hour beer is provided.

Schedule of Events:

8:00am - Doors open, bagel breakfast

8:45am - President’s welcome

9:00am - Lightweight Gear – Panel Discussion

9:45am - break

10:00am - Trail Nutrition with Salty 

10:45am - Breakouts

- Navigation Demos 
- Caltopo
- Salty Available for Nutrition Information
- Lightning Safe Position
- Pack shakedowns
- Sponsor browsing (gear)

12:00pm - Pizza Lunch

12:45pm - LNT/Town Etiquette with Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa

1:45pm - break

2:00pm - Trail Specific Breakout Sessions - CT, CDT, PCT, AZT

2:40pm - break

2:55pm - Wolf Creek Ski Area Patrol Avalanche Awareness

3:40pm - Raffle and Closing Remarks

4:20pm - Beer! (and non-alcoholic beverages!)

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