Backpacking 101

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CLASS DESCRIPTION

Online Zoom Class

Backpacking 101

2 Hours      10 Student Max    Level: Beginner to Intermediate    $45

This live/online course covers all the essential things you need to know to get outside and have fun packing, safe and easy.

 

Do you want to go on mountain adventures? We can help you with that! We will teach you what you should learn to thrive as a backpacker! Whether that is gear selection, pack fitting, campfire techniques, desert safety or even basic map reading, these things, along with some training, will make for a lifetime of experiences.

WHICH TYPES ARE OFFERED?

Backpacking - Basic fundamentals and skills for treks utlizing must have equipment and supplies for various trip lengths.
Lightweight - Basic fundamentals and skills for treks utlizing weight-saving equipment and packing alternatives.
Ultra-Lightweight - Basic fundamentals and skills for treks utilizing the maximum weight-saving and packing alternatives.

WHO CAN GO?

Anyone age 8 and older! People of all experience and skill levels are welcome. Begin learning how to be safe and have an even better time making memories.

WHERE?

Workshop begins 6:00 p.m. at the Arizona Hiking Shack, and from that point on you will be ready to head out. We will take you to easily accessible areas close to Phoenix where you can experience different types of terrain, mountains and so much more!

WHEN?

We operate backpacking clinics year round, providing backpacking experiences through different landscapes depending on time of year. Call us (602.944.7723) to find out when our next backpacking clinic is being held.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

An instructor will be at your service, your questions will be answered and your experience will be greatened. He will share with you years of experience with hands-on practice.