Ascent: Rocky Mountains, CO 08/24/2017 09:00


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Event Overview

Date & Time
Thursday, August 24, 2017 09:00
Start Point
Your start point will be posted to this page and emailed to you at least one week before the event date.
What to Bring
Backpack/Ruck (20L minimum) - Should be Able to Hold the Following Items:
  • 3L hydration bladder and 1L Nalgene
  • Water purification device/pills
  • 3 pairs of socks
  • Hiking pants
  • Hiking shorts
  • Headlamp
  • Compass and 1:24,000 map protractor
  • Notebook and pencil
  • Warm gloves
  • Knife
  • Base layer
  • Rain shell
  • Sleeping bag
  • Locking carabiner
  • Cold weather hat or beanie
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Calories (a few MRE or Mountain House meals plus sports snacks of choice)
  • (1-2 pairs) trail shoes/light hiking boots – hard/firm soled and stable – break them in before the event
  • 15’ 1 inch tubular nylon and 15’ 7mm climbing accessory cord
  • Tent, Bivy Sac, or Hammock
  • Sleeping pad

Optional items that can come in an alternate bag and are recommended/useful at camp:
  • Shorts
  • Dry bag
  • Flip flops/shower shoes
  • 550 cord
  • Trail gators
  • Foot care kit
  • Medical kit
  • Survival kit
  • Ball cap/tac hat
  • Tarp
  • Personal hygiene kit
  • Extra batteries for electronic items
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Mess kit (bowl, plate, spoon, fork (spork)

Additional Information
  • Get 10% OFF gear when you sign up for this event
  • Complete this event and earn the GORUCK Ascent patch, which is not for sale
  • Your start point will be posted to this page no later than 60 days before the event
Transfers & Refunds
  • Transfers and Refunds are not allowed for this event  
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GORUCK Events are not about you, and coordination with your team is key to success and having a good time.
Additional Info
Event Type:
Location Name:
Rocky Mountains, Colorado
United States
Doug W, Chris Way