Intro to Random Camping Course - explore the mountains

Intro to Random Camping

Want to take your backpacking experience to the next level? The Rocky Mountains have endless possibilities for adventure, and gaining the right skills can open new doors of exploration. Jaw-dropping views await as you learn to venture far from the crowds, and set your own trail with this intro to random camping course.

You’ll learn about

  • permitted areas
  • off trail navigation and terrain management
  • how to choose a camp site
  • how to plan for your trip
  • PLUS! you’ll get a refresher on the basics of backpacking.

The goal of this course is to help you to become a confident, competent, backcountry traveler, ready to choose your own mountain adventures.

This course includes a pre-meeting with our guide, and a three-day/two-night learning experience, hiking in the backcountry of the Rocky Mountains.

Previous backpacking experience is recommended.

Course Details

Course Inlcudes:

  • Evening – pre-trip meeting including gear check
  • Three day/two night random camping adventure
  • Dates are flexible. Please contact Stephen to inquire about availability.
Intro to Random Camping - mountain hiking adventures


$315 + tax/person


  • Gear – list provided upon registration
  • Transportation
  • Park Pass
  • Food and water

Other info:

  • we value small group sizes!
    • minimum of 4 participants
    • maximum of 6 participants

Course Registration

To register, email Stephen Beatty:

Looking to advance your navigation skills? Try our Intro to Navigation course.

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