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Colorado Backpacking Trek

Location: Salida, Colorado
Date: 13-21 September 2016


Multi-day trek into the Holy Cross Wilderness (HCW) of Colorado.

Summary – Travel to Denver/ Colorado Springs (13 July). Participant pick-up and drive to Salida, Colorado for altitude acclimation, gear issue and fly-fishing familiarization (2 nights). Travel 2 hours to HCW and begin trek. 5 days and nights carrying 50 lb backpacks between 10,000 and 14,000 ft above sea level. Objectives include high-elevation lake fly-fishing and summiting the Mount of the Holy Cross (14,003 ft).


To study TBI and prosthetics during this mountaineering and fly fishing trek.


Photos to be posted as Challenge is occurring

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