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High Lonesome Ranch

Explore the world through the eyes of a geologist, a biologist, a historian, an anthropologist, a writer, and an artist! A truly interdisciplinary experience, the environmental studies course at the High Lonesome Ranch on the Western Slope of the Colorado Rockies.

Trinity University is partnering with the High Lonesome Institute, and with the generous support of Lissa and Paul Vahldiek, to offer students an incomparable environmental understanding of the western Rockies.

On rugged camping trips, students explore an elk camp in the high country, ride horses to an early Ute site and hike the Grand Mesa National Forest, visit the Dinosaur National Monument, and raft the Gunnison River. The field school base camp is Castle Rock, a safari style camp with full meeting, meal and bathroom facilities.

The trip to High Lonesome Ranch brings diverse faculty and students together as a unique learning community in a spectacular outdoor laboratory.

The course is led by seven faculty members from departments across campus. Students and faculty have close, personal interactions, and faculty participate in all of the activities that students do.

Registration Deadline: March 1, 2014

To register or for more information, contact:
Richard Reed
rreed [at] trinity.edu