Escape to the Backcountry Sweepstakes

Are you itching for a backcountry adventure? How about taking the Durango Train and dropping you off at the entrance to the largest wilderness area in Colorado?

Visit Durango and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad are partnering up together to offer you and a friend or partner a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the Weminuche Wilderness.

This all-expenses paid backpacking trip for two will offer you views, unlike anything you've seen before. Explore high-alpine lakes, see roaming Mountain Goats, listen to the chirps of American Pikas, and be amongst the giants- dozens of 13,000 and 14,000-foot peaks.

Valued at $2,000, this sweepstakes for two includes:


The "Escape to the Backcountry Sweepstakes" runs from June 27-September 1. Winners must book and use the prize pack by October 28, 2023.