Colorado’s backcountry — the basics

By Christy Steadman

Backcountry 101. The main idea is to give people a starting point.

“Increase awareness and give them a platform to jump off of,” said Jon Ingerson, one of the class’s instructors.

About 20 people gathered in the basement of the Bent Gate Mountaineering store to learn about the basics on surviving a tour in Colorado’s backcountry…  Read more….