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Backpacking Basics Workshop

  • Tue, May 26, 2020
  • 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Online
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Join Backcountry Women and Wilderness Supply for an evening workshop to learn all about backpacking! Including:

  • Using objectives to help you plan a trip
  • Making decisions about luxury or essential items
  • Using gear lists to stay organized and to optimize your packing (a gear list example will be provided to participants)
  • Etiquette when using the bathroom in the backcountry
  • Packing your pack
  • Clothing layers
  • Tips and tricks

We’ll provide a handout that includes a detailed gear list example and a list of Manitoba's backpacking trails with information on them, and we'll answer questions with the help of an experienced backpacker and the gear experts at Wilderness Supply.

Time & location: The workshop begins promptly at 6:15 PM CST. We have moved this workshop online!

This will be an interactive online workshop 6:15 pm CST that will run approximately 1.5 hours. Participants will need a free Zoom account. Further instructions will be emailed out to participants; please download and test your account access in advance (at least an hour prior to the start time of the workshop). Participants will receive the course handouts prior to the workshop.

    Further details will be provided to registered participants. Participants are responsible for having a valid e-mail address, communicating with the event organizer regarding any changes in attendance, and for checking e-mail prior to an event.

    This event allows cancellation no less than 5 days before start of event. If you are no longer able to attend, please see our No Show Policy.

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