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Sierra Backpacking

Students walking on a trail

When:
Friday 09/02/16 to Monday 09/05/16
Depart from Clarke Field House parking lot at 5:00am. Return at 6:00pm.

Sign-Ups Start:
08/15/16 at Clarke Field House Only

Mandatory pre-travel meeting on Thursday 08/25/16 from 5:00-6:00pm.
Completed Application Packet mandatory to sign-up. 

Cost:
$150/pers with Campus Rec

Cost without Campus Rec:
$100(Gas) + $50(Food) + $200(Gear) + $200(Guides) = $550

Includes:
Transportation, permits, backpacks, tents, sleeping bag and pad, and most food.

Details:
Enjoy backpacking for four days in the pristine Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. Experience forests, meadows, and lakes that only a very small portion of people will ever see. Students will learn and apply the basics of outdoor leadership, stewardship, and environmental responsibilities through Leave No Trace principles. Students will also learn about group dynamics, navigation, cooking, and photography.

If you have any questions about this Outdoor Adventure please email EJ Felicano (felic008@cougars.csusm.edu).

Itinerary Application Packet