Fjällräven Classic USA 2018

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Copper Mountain: 209 10 Mile Circle, Frisco, United States

Hiking, Camping


Activities

  • Hiking/Camping - Classic
  • Hiking/Camping - VIP

Description

Deep in the Colorado Backcountry

Never has a Fjällräven Classic trek been so mountainous. Hiking 10,000ft+ (3000m+) peaks in the iconic Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

New Territory Same Traditions

Taking the Classic legacy to a new continent, this high-altitude Classic is like no other. The 29.48 miles/ 47.44km follows the Colorado Trail through the National Forest, with epic views from 12,000 ft/ 3700m above sea level. Along the trail you will get to know hundreds of fellow trekkers and meet Leave No Trace ambassadors who will educate you on the stewardship principles of the outdoors.

Fjällräven will take care of the logistics – you will receive a Fjällräven Classic t-shirt, 20oz.Grayl purifier bottle that makes clean, purified drinking water from any fresh water source, freeze dried meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, checkpoints to refuel and support your needs and a few little treats along the way. You’ll carry everything you need on your back and move at a pace that suits you, making your way to the designated camp-sites.

There will be transportation for you from the Boulder Fjällräven Store on Wednesday morning,6-27-18 and lodging packages available at Copper Mountain Resort for your stay Tuesday night 6/26/18 and Friday night 6/29/18.

Fitness Level Required

We consider the 2018 Classic course a trek that is MODERATE TO ADVANCED because of lengthy day hikes combined with high altitude/alpine environments. Please consider this before making your decision to purchase your ticket.

The Trek

June 26 – Check in - 3:00pm to 9:00pm at Copper Mountain Resort.  Pick up your Fjällräven Classic t-shirt, food, Grayl water bottle and enjoy a hosted Happy Hour and Fire Side Chats with Leave No Trace and Fjällräven Staff.  They will cover topics such as: how to pack, what to expect over the next three days, practicing Leave No Trace principles, and meeting your fellow trekkers.

June 27 - There is no parking available at the trail-head and all participants will be transported by bus from one of the following locations:

  • Copper Mountain Resort buses depart at 8:00 am
  • Buses from Boulder Fjällräven Store depart at 6:30am

June 27 - 9.24 miles / 14.87 km

June 28-  9.1 miles / 14.65 km

June 30 – 11.08 miles/ 17.83 km

 

At The Finish

Once you’ve made it and have crossed the finish line at Copper Mountain Resort, you will get the last stamp in your Hiking Pass, receive a Fjällräven Classic USA medal and a celebratory drink in the Trekker’s Inn.

The Classic is capped at 400 participants.There will be a waiting list available when tickets sell out; if spots become available you will be notified in the order on the waiting list.  

 All participants must be 14 years of age to participate in the trek, If the participant is 14 to 17 years old, they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Questions? Contact us at: classicUSA@fjallraven.us 

For more information please go the Fjällräven Classic USA website: http://classic.fjallraven.com/usa/

Please Note: The Fjällräven Classic has a no refund policy, as well as a no transfer policy. Participants may transfer from participant to participant, but may not defer to the next calendar year. 

ORGANIZER DESCRIPTION

In 1960, Åke Nordin founded Fjällräven in his basement in the Swedish town of Örnsköldsvik. Since then we have stayed true to our mission of developing timeless, functional and durable outdoor equipment, acting responsibly towards people, animals and the environment with the goal of inspiring more people to discover outdoor life.  

Event details and schedule

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