Backpacking Bootcamp

Backpacking Bootcamp 01/12/19

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/12/2019 - 01/13/2019

Arizona, Cottonwood Arizona

Location
Arizona

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Our Class is designed for inexperienced or new backpackers. The boot camp combines hiking and camping in a backcountry setting. Our primary goal is to help members become self sufficient and confident with their gear and gain the skills required to be safe while hiking..

This event will involve hiking a total of approximately 10 miles over 2 days. The terrain where we will be hiking contains steep hills, ravines, drop offs, ledges, and rocky terrain,  and can be strenuous at times. The trails may also be wet, slippery, muddy, and rocky. Drinking water will be obtained and filtered from area creeks or rivers.

Course Highlights:

Pack Shakedown before we hike

Leave no Trace Principles review

Multi Using your Gear

Gear selection

Starting a Fire in wet conditions

Water Filtration techniques

Meal Preparation/Food storage/Cookware

Foot care and Hygiene on the trail

 

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.

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