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Rocky Mountain Trail Running Camp

Join us for a long weekend of trail running adventures in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains!

The Rocky Mountains are a magical and breathtaking place. From our basecamp in Salida we will soak in views of nearby towering 14,000 foot peaks as we explore a variety of challenging trails during the height of fall colors in Colorado. The crew from Becoming Ultra and your expert coaches will host special clinics and accommodate all levels of runners as we guide you through these vast and sweeping landscapes.

I want to go! When does the camp take place?

September 29th-Oct 2nd. The height of fall colors in Colorado!

Where will we be running?

Locations include but not limited to the Colorado Trail, Monarch Pass, Great Sand Dunes National park, local trails in Salida. Plan on being out and active most of the day, all activities are voluntary and there will be pacers and options for those looking for longer/shorter excursions.

More about Salida, CO:

“The Colorado mountain town of Salida sits in the middle of the state, literally in the Heart of the Rockies, about 2 hours from Colorado Springs and 3 hours from Denver. Salida has more than a dozen 14,000-foot tall mountain peaks, surpassing all other Colorado regions. It is an outdoors paradise with year-round activities”. Learn more here.

Special events and clinics:

Including but not limited to…..

Recovery is where the magic happens!

  • We will host a pi-yo (pilates/yoga fusion) for runners class plus have foam rollers and other massage/stretching devices available for use over the weekend
  • Soak in therapeutic natural hot springs
  • Cold water therapy session in the Arkansas river.


  • Running form/gait session with agility + footwork drills everyone should be doing to improve your trail running technique
  • Power hiking tips and technique for steep/technical terrain + proper and most effective use of trekking poles
  • Healthy snack making session to fuel your adventures
  • Performance mindset talk with Olympian Sammy Schultz


  • Sunset hike to the top of Star Dune, the highest dune in the Great Sand Dunes National Park.
  • Explore a section of the famous Colorado Trail during peak fall colors!
  • Run on top of the world at Monarch pass

And so. much. more!


This camp is for runners and especially wannabe trail and ultra runners who know they can do epic stuff in beautiful places. This camp is for anyone but if you can run 6 miles on the trail with no issues, you’ll enjoy your experience so much more! We will have guided runs from 5-15 miles!

The venue:

The Blue Coyote Ranch is nestled under the shadow of giants: the towering 14,000ft Collegiate peaks. Just miles from downtown Salida the ranch boasts 33 acres of pristine piñon pine forest with trail access on site. Accommodations include private or shared (2 queen beds) rooms in the main ranch house or in one of the spacious cabins onsite. Each room has it’s own private bathroom, the cabins have a living room space and full kitchen available for use. The ranch has a large yard complete with a fire pit, lawn games and hot tub onsite where we can relax with a local brew and regale stories and pictures from the day’s adventures.


  • Three nights in a world class ranch in the beautiful Rocky Mountains
  • All meals w/accommodations for dietary restrictions
  • Transportation to adventures and entry into the National Park
  • Activities and guided/coached hikes and runs with world class coaches
  • Entry to hot springs resort
  • Digital photo album
  • Experience of a lifetime with new friends!
We will soak in natural hot springs for recovery and relaxation



Single Occupancy (limited inventory)= $2150

Double Occupancy $1950

Deposit is $500, pay now to secure your spot and the remaining fees will be due 30 days prior to the camp. OR check out the discount options below


Olympian Sammy Schultz, one of our camp coaches will be leading a piyo for runners class

Pay in full before March 1st and save $100 now!

*We are also happy to arrange a payment plan for this camp! Please reach out to us at becomingultra@gmail.com and we will set something up.


Please note this camp and the deposit are non-refundable. There are some great, very affordable travel insurance options that cover cancellations for many causes (even covid related). We will send everyone links to these options in a followup email.