Wild Durango Backpacking Adventures

Wild Durango Retreats

Therapeutic wilderness retreats for all.

Each trip is designed around our customers' needs and physical abilities.

*Please note that trips are subject to change, depending on weather.

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day hike in the san juans

A scenic day hike.

Come explore the beauty of nature on an exciting day hike! We'll set off on a journey through scenic terrain, taking in the sights, sounds, and smells of the wilderness. We'll spot wildlife, traverse lush forests, and enjoy some of the most beautiful views the area has to offer.

We'll meet at the traihead that morning and get our gear ready for the day. After a safety briefing, we'll set off on our adventure.

Before you know it, we'll find ourselves at the top of an overlooking peak, pausing to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. We'll also learn about the history and wildlife of the area, and take plenty of time to appreciate all that nature has to offer.

At the end of the day, we'll be glad we chose to go on this adventure and be reminded of the beauty of the outdoors. We hope you join us!

Bring plenty of water, snacks, and a light lunch. Wear sturdy shoes, dress in layers, and bring a hat and sunscreen if it's sunny. Bring binoculars if you have them, to get a better view at the wildlife.


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backpacking the san juans

Backpacking the San Juans.

Day 1: Begin your backpacking trip at a trailhead and hike for about 4-5 hours for 6-8 miles. Begin to look for a campsite that's suitable for your group and set up camp. Spend the rest of the day exploring the local area, enjoying the views, wildlife and vegetation.

Day 2: Wake up early with a light breakfast and get ready for the day's activities. Have a leisurely hike of 3-4 hours, making sure to take in the sights, smells and sounds of nature. Take time to rest in scenic spots, have a picnic lunch, photograph flora and fauna, or have a swim in nearby water sources. End the day with a relaxing sunset and dinner before calling it a night.

Day 3: Similar to day 2 .

Day 4: Pack up camp and have a short hike back to the trailhead. Take the time to enjoy the last moments outdoors, take photos, and appreciate the natural environment before heading home.