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All Men’s Ultralight Rockies

Ready for a Grand Adventure?

Are you looking for an adventure, wanting space to reflect, or needing quality time with your brothers in Christ?

Take a break from your hectic schedule and spend 5 days backpacking through the pristine Wind River Mountain Range in Wyoming. Experience how God uses the wilderness to reveal himself and to forge our true identity and purpose. Engage in authentic community, learn how to thrive in the outdoors, and get a fresh perspective on life!
Join us on this all-men’s expedition!

DETAILS

Course details at a glance.

August 3-8, 2024

Arrive: 3 pm | Depart: 8 pm
Age

18+

Duration

5 DAYS

START & END BASE

617 Plaza Ct, Laramie, WY

Course Area(s)

Wind River Range

Essential Eligibility

Skill Level: Beginner Friendly

There are no prerequisites for this course except a desire to learn and grow. We will teach you the skills of backpacking and essential backcountry skills such as gourmet cooking and using the bathroom in the wilderness.

With that, we welcome men of all skill levels whether you are a beginner backpacker or a well-seasoned outdoor enthusiast. The primary focus is encountering God in the wilderness.

Physical Ability:

  • Carry a 35-40 lb backpack, hiking 4-8 miles a day on and off trail, with elevation changes of up to 3,000 ft.
  • Hike and camp at elevations of 8,000 ft. and up
  • Long days, often up at 6am and in bed at 9pm

We provide a training plan to help you be physically prepared for your trip so you can succeed and have the most fun.

Key Skills*

Backcountry Living

TALK TO AN ADVENTURE SPECIALIST

We would be happy to chat. Call (307) 755-0642 or email admissions@srom.org.

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Frequently asked questions

ARRIVAL

You will meet your leaders and team at SROM headquarters in Laramie, WY. The afternoon will start with introductions and an orientation time. You’ll then be issued gear and will learn how to pack your bag. Dinner will be provided. You may sleep at the SROM building that night or book a local accommodation. If you do book a local accommodation, we will not be able to provide rides to and from that night and the next morning. You will head out early the next morning with your team and drive to the trailhead. 

Backpacking

You will spend 5 days backpacking in the epic Wind River Range. There you will see towering peaks, pristine alpine lakes and streams, and incredible starlit skies in some of the finest wilderness areas in North America. We will teach you the technical outdoor skills to thrive in the mountains, learning things such as campsite selection, route finding, and navigation.

Each day will have a spiritual theme with group time in the evenings that often includes worship, teaching, and discussion. Your leaders will model for you what it means to be a leader of the day (LOD) and then you will get a chance to be a leader of the day for at least one of the days on course. You will also get an extended time to reflect and spend time alone with God on a solo. The lessons will build upon each other, culminating with your final peak attempt.

Whether you are an expert in the mountains or a novice, this will be an unforgettable time with fellow brother’s in Christ, creating memories that will last a life-time.

A Typical Backpacking Day:
(times are estimates and will vary)
6:00 AM – Breakfast: cook breakfast with your cook group
8:30 AM: Pack-up camp and head to your next campsite
Noon – Lunch: Enjoy lunch at a scenic spot on the trail
3:00 PM: Get to your new campsite and setup camp
4:00 PM: Time Alone with God (TAG), typically 1hr, and/or teaching.
5:00 PM – Dinner: Make a tasty dinner with your cook group
7:00 PM: Group Time – debrief day, worship, and devotional/teaching
9:00 PM: Bedtime

Special Days:

  • Solo
  • Peak Attempt
Departure
Upon returning to SROM HQ after your course, your team will de-issue group gear and personal gear before showering and debriefing with one of our staff members. Your course officially ends after a celebration meal at a local restaurant with your team and instructors. (This meal is not covered by SROM.)

PHOTOS & VIDEO

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Testimonies of Transformation

Hear what others experienced.
“This was a life changing experience. The opportunity to share openly was awesome. The lack of a judgemental, but rather life-giving environment was set by our leaders and made a huge difference.”
Randy

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Bring a friend and you'll both save $50!

Questions About Covid-19

What if SROM has to cancel the course?

You will receive a full refund if we need to cancel the course.

Should I get travel insurance?

Yes, we highly recommend getting travel insurance and checking to see if it covers Covid-19 or not.

Not only is travel insurance helpful for a potential change in plans or a course closure, some travel insurance plans will also cover if you needed to be evacuated from a course for a medical emergency. 

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