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Fjällräven Classic USA 2017
Wed, Jun 28, 2017, 10:00 AM – Fri, Jun 30, 2017, 9:00 PM MDT
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 34.29 miles/ 55.18 km follows the Colorado Trail through 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, 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 6/28/17 and lodging packages at Copper Mountain Resort for your stay Tuesday night 6/27/17 and Friday night 6/30/17.
Fitness Level Required
We consider the 2017 Classic course an ADVANCED trek because of lengthy day hikes combined with high altitude/alpine environments. Please consider this before making your decision to purchase your ticket.
June 27 – Check in - 4:00pm to 9:00pm at Copper Mountain. 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 28 - 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 9:00am
Buses from Boulder Fjällräven Store depart at 6:30am
June 28 - 8.18 miles / 13.16 km
June 29- 13.94 miles / 22.43 km
June 30 – 12.17 miles/ 19.59 km
At The Finish
Once you’ve made it and have crossed the finish line at Copper Mountain, 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 200 participants, THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT! There is waiting list available, 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
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.