Rocky Mountain National Park Backpacking Trips

Backpacking Trips in Rocky Mountain National Park

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Explore the backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park on a guided backpacking trip with AOA!

A guided trip in the Colorado Rockies is an excellent way to become acquainted with a more demanding level of outdoor adventuring or to explore a new and unfamiliar wilderness region. AOA’s outdoor guides are highly-skilled, professional, wilderness first responder certified with all the know-how and experience to make your backpacking trip the adventure of a lifetime.

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Rocky Mountain Thunder Lake Backpacking Trip

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Hike and camp in among the Colorado Rockies and jump in alpine lakes on this backpacking trip in Rocky Mountain National Park!
Price: $795 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Season: Summer
Accommodations: Camping

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Rocky Mountain Long’s Peak Backpacking Trip

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Take on the challenge of a high elevation backpacking trip where you’ll explore the Rockies and summit the highest peak in the park.
Price: $995 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Season: Summer
Accommodations: Camping

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Summertime is arguably the best time for a high elevation backpacking trip to Yosemite, Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain, and more! Here are a few tips and tricks for planning a high elevation backpacking trip.

Are you planning to go on a backpacking or camping trip? If you’re without a sleeping bag, you might want to read up the 4 steps to buying the perfect sleeping bag.

Backpacking is the best way to explore the backcountry, but not the most glamorous. If you haven’t been on a backpacking trip before, here is a guide to preparing for your first backpacking trip so you can get a good idea of what to expect.

Need help choosing a backpack for your upcoming hiking trip? We’ve created a guide on how to find the right backpack for hiking and backpacking.

Heading into the backcountry without a first aid kit is a huge no-no. At the least, you should always carry a basic first aid kit with you anywhere you go! You can buy one, but sometimes the pre-made kits don’t have everything you would need. Here’s a little help from AOA on how to create a basic first aid kit. 


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