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Sierra Backpacking

Sierra Backpacking

When:
Friday 9/01/17 to Monday 9/04/17
Depart from Clarke Field House parking lot at 5:00 am. Return at 6:00 pm.

Sign-Ups Start:
8/15/17 Online

Mandatory Pre-Travel Meeting: Tuesday, August 29th 7:30pm-8:30pm (SBSB 2217)
At the end of online sign ups, every student is required to provide a Physicians Clearance a minimum of 3 days after signing up for the trip.

Cost:
$150 per person

Cost without Campus Rec:
$50(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

Register Now!  Physician Clearance Form