Backpacking 101 Workshop

This class will give you the BASIC Introduction to Backpacking. This is a 2 day class. Class 1 is instruction. Class 2 will be held on Oct 20-21 – will be an overnight 5-6 mile backpacking trip (class 1 is a pre-requisite to do the 2nd portion of the trip)

Planning Tips, Gear Review, Choosing your meals, Understanding your fitness level, Understanding the basic skills needed, Review Gear Lists, Basic First Aid Kits, Organizing your backpack, and Leave No Trace Principles.

Lunch and water is included and after lunch we will pack up the equipment being supplied to demo and take a short hike.

Please bring refillable drink container. Wear closed toes comfortable (not new) shoes. Bug repellent and sun block should be used as well.

Ages 12 and above – must be accompanied by parent/guardian.

Location Information – Chinsegut Conservation Center,23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, FL 34601 http://myfwc.com/chinsegut/

*If you have your own pack, please feel free to bring it. This is a great opportunity to test out your gear. If there is rain in the forecast, please bring poncho/rain gear.

*Please bring refillable drink container. Wear closed toes comfortable (not new) shoes. Bug repellent and sun block should be used as well.

*Lunch will be Pressed Cuban Sandwich and chips – If this does not suite you please feel free to pack your lunch and snacks for the day.

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  1. Rachel Marshall says:

    Can’t seem to get in to schedule in online for backpacking 101. Are there any available spaces?

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