Backpacking The MOST INCREDIBLE public land in Colorado!

The Maroon Bells - Snowmass Wilderness Area was designated as wilderness in the original Wilderness Act of 1964. This Wilderness spans nearly 200k acres throughout Colorado’s White River and Gunnison National Forests. It is an incredible backpacking destination. Located just outside of Aspen, Colorado - there aren't many places like this. I've explored and lived in the Rocky Mountains for years, and I must say, this wilderness area is easily at the top of my list.
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The famed Four Pass Loop backpacking route within this wilderness area is an international treasure. The 26 mile circuit climbs over four mountain passes higher than 12,000ft, past clear alpine lakes and among the craggy Elk Range peaks.

My mom and sister have dabbled with backpacking, but this trip was their first major undertaking of the rugged terrain and high elevations of the Colorado Rockies. We packed up four days worth of food, booze, and gear and headed into the backcountry. ENJOY!! :)

Backpacking Gear to Check Out:
Trekking Poles: https://amzn.to/2Z9mUHS
Backpacking Pillow (shown in video): https://amzn.to/2Z9tqU1
Backpacking Pillow (lightweight option): https://amzn.to/2zbnPNe
Backcountry Stove (mentioned in video): https://amzn.to/2KGUCR1
Camp Chef Stove (another option): https://amzn.to/2KK12Pr
Mountain House (this one is DELISH): https://amzn.to/2HhkJM6
Sleeping Pad (affordable): https://amzn.to/2Zj8WmY
Sleeping Pad (shown in video): https://amzn.to/2ZeuiS4
Multi Tool (different than one shown in video, but still awesome): https://amzn.to/2ZbSdpn
Ursack Bear Bag: https://amzn.to/31Njhcj
Floored Tent: https://amzn.to/2Hg9dRa
Nemo Sleeping Bag: https://amzn.to/2HhSVHI
Sawyer Mini Water Filter: https://amzn.to/2XXrhVS
Bayite metal match https://amzn.to/2JV1msH


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Welcome to my channel! I'm Allie, an archer, hunter, angler, and public lands advocate. But really, I'm an all around lover of all things outdoors! I enjoy sharing all of my adventures here on YouTube including the good and the bad. Learning how to enjoy the outdoors is a PROCESS and I'm here to share mine with you. Thanks for watching and don't forget to subscribe ;)

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