You love hiking and the outdoors. BUT have you ever thought about how to start out as a backpacker or spend the night in the wilderness in a tent with all the necessary gear? Always wanted to learn how?
This is a class for you to get you started. This will cover the nuts and bolts of wilderness backpacking
What will you learn?
1. How to pick gear from backpack, sleeping gear, cooking gear, water treatment options and everything else, plus ways to find bargains etc.
2. How to mentally & physically prepare for your first trip, trip planning, must have resources to prepare you for the trip etc.
3. Special topics to consider as a female backpacker including safety.
4. Recommendations on groups in the community to join to go on backpacking trips.
Fee: $39 which will include an outline to guide you on the above topics and list of resources for you to get you going confidently on backpacking! Plus, $100 promo code for you to book your future trek to Peru, Nepal, Kilimanjaro etc. through Peak Explorations! Your donation will support the projects through the social enterprise, Peak Explorations (www.peakexplorations.com).
We will meet outside the Rock Creek Park Visitor Center (picnic area).