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Denver, Colorado

A Survivalist's Diet: Learning to Live Off-Grid in Colorado

Prepare for the eventual zombie apocalypse.

Let's be honest: we're increasingly reliant on our modern conveniences. What would you do if the electricity, grocery stores, gas stations, and Chipotles all closed? Join the Denver Atlas Obscura Chapter and Turtle Lake Refuge as we learn how to live off the bounty of the land.

Turtle Lake's mission is "to celebrate the connection between personal health and wild lands," and that's just what we'll do at this event. We'll scavenge for natural ingredients then learn how to best cook them up in the Turtle Lake Cafe (ticket includes meal).

Join us for an educational and culinary adventure that will enrich appreciation for the Colorado flora that surrounds us and make you a popular neighbor when the lights go out.

Good ol' southwest socializing to follow.


  • Address: Turtle Lake Refuge, 848 E. 3rd Ave., Durango, 81301
  • This event is NOT in Denver. It is in Durango at the address above.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in.
  • Guests with allergies should exercise discretion.
  • Event will run rain or shine. Bring comfortable walking/hiking shoes and warm/waterproof layers.
  • This event is appropriate for ages 12 and up. Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • This event may have limited accessibility. Please contact james.oneill@atlasobscura.com with any accessibility questions.

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