San Juan Mountains Backpacking

Wetterhorn Basin, CO

Aug 5—Aug 12, 2024

$75019 slots openBackpacking

Embark on a transformative 5-day, 5-night journey through the awe-inspiring San Juan Mountains of Southern Colorado.

The Wetterhorn Basin, nestled in the heart of the San Juans, is renowned for its pristine lakes, lush wildflower meadows, majestic granite peaks, and panoramic vistas that will take your breath away.

As we explore this natural wonderland, we’ll focus on leadership development, teamwork, and personal growth while strengthening our connection to faith and community. Daily dhikr, prayer, Qur’an recitation, and Islamic classes will nourish our spirits as we immerse ourselves in the beauty of Allah’s creation. Join us for an adventure that will leave you inspired, empowered, and deeply connected to your fellow participants and the natural world.

What's Included

  • 5 nights camping with tents, sleeping pads, stoves, and all group gear provided (please note: while we provide essential group gear and provisions, you will need to bring your own personal gear)
  • All camping meals from dinner on arrival day through breakfast on departure
  • Expert guiding on hikes, backcountry navigation & wilderness skills
  • Spiritual mentoring and talks from guides to illuminate your inward journey
  • Transport during the trip and necessary shuttles

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Led by

Dr. Hassan Lachheb

Spiritual Leader

Dr. Hassan Lachheb is the founder and president of Tayseer Seminary, holding a Ph.D. in Religious Studies with a focus on the intellectual history and religiosity of Muslims in the Maghreb and Andalus.

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Yow Feng

Outdoor Instructor

Yow Feng is an experienced wilderness guide and outdoor educator who has led backpacking trips throughout the Mountain West, Alaska, the Southwest, and the Utah canyonlands for over a decade.

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Kate Sirianni

Outdoor Instructor

Kate Sirianni is a seasoned wilderness guide and facilitator with over 15 years of experience leading trips in the Rocky Mountains, the Southwest, the Pacific Northwest, and Alaska.

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Ustadh Nadeem Siddiqi

Outdoor Instructor

Ustadh Nadeem Siddiqi is a graduate of Tayseer Seminary and serves as adjunct faculty, teaching a course in community activism while also being involved in various local Muslim organizations and businesses.

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Ustadh Abdalla Husain

Outdoor Instructor

Ustadh Abdalla Husain is a graduate of Tayseer Seminary and an experienced outdoor leadership instructor who currently serves as the Youth Director of the Muslim Youth of Knoxville.

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Age Minimum
18+
Course Duration
7 days (5 in Wilderness area)
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