Pecos Wilderness Backpacking
This will be a multi-day backpacking trip in the Pecos Wilderness Area in northern New Mexico. Learn about necessary backpacking skills such as packing efficiently, wilderness navigation, traveling in bear country, and more. Enjoy the clean mountain air, diverse flora and fauna, and spectacular mountain views. This trip is for the enthusiastic hiker and will be moderately strenuous!
Trip Registration Info
August 31 - September 3
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Pecos Wilderness Area, NM
Leave No Trace, efficient packing, backcountry cooking, navigation, water purification, rigging a bear bag
No experience required.
Moderately Strenuous – large elevation gains in short time frames, 40 lb. packs. Broad range of weather with cold nights
Included with Trip Registration
- All necessary backpacking equipment including backpack, sleeping bag/pad, group gear
- Backpacking instruction
- Meals during trip
What Will You Need?
All regular items from the OPC trip pack list plus:
- All regular items from the OPC trip pack list
- Money for snacks/meals during travel