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Find yourself in the shadow of mountain peaks, as you ford a gentle stream and hike away from the distractions of the world on a Colorado backpacking excursion. Colorado’s national forests, state parks wilderness areas and other public lands are ideal respites from the distractions of modern life.
For a first-time backpacking trip or to have the ability to leave many of the details to someone else, sign up for a trip with one of Colorado’s many backcounty outfitters — they’ll handle everything from equipment rentals to routes.
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