Base Camp is your go-to source for outdoor tips, choosing the right gear, learning new skills and more. Host, Colleen Couch, will break down everything you need to know so that you can have a fun and safe outdoor adventure in the Rockies.
Base Camp - Winter Hike Essentials
Winter hiking is one of the most unique and rewarding ways to enjoy the Rocky Mountains. However, in order to have a pleasant experience, you need to wear the right clothing and carry the right gear. In our first episode of Base Camp, Colleen Couch breaks down the essential clothing and gear that...
Base Camp - Ten Hiking Essentials
Are you itching to get back on the trails and enjoy all the beauty the Rockies have to offer? In our second episode of Base Camp, Colleen Couch shares the ten essentials to bring with you when hitting the trails.
Base Camp - First Aid Kits
In this episode, Colleen shares tips on what to bring in your First Aid Kit while out on the trails. Learn how key items can help you fend off a headache, stop bleeding, and prevent infection. You'll also get insight into how to prevent and treat blisters when you're out exploring.
Base Camp - Trail Etiquette
Ever wonder who has the right of way on a thin trail or where to go to the bathroom when exploring? In this episode of Base Camp, Colleen goes over the National Park's Guidelines for Trail Etiquette to keep humans, animals, and our environment safe.
Base Camp - Backcountry Water Treatment
In this episode of Base Camp, Colleen talks about why it's important to treat your water when you're collecting from a fresh water source. She demonstrates 3 ways to treat water and explains the different germs certain treatments protect against.
Base Camp - Choosing the Right Hiking Shoe
Need help finding the right hiking shoe? Then you don't want to miss this episode of Base Camp with Colleen Couch as she guides you through the basics of hiking shoe types, materials, traction and fit.
This episode is sponsored by Plum Creek Shoe Station in Estes Park.
Base Camp - Hiking and Camping Food
Feeling hungry while out in the backcountry? Find out what food to bring on your next hiking or camping adventure! Colleen goes over the different types of food and snacks you should bring and how many calories you'll need to consume on a typical hike.