Thursday December 17th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM (Arizona Time)
ONLINE ZOOM CLASS 2 Hours 10 Student Max
Backpacking Basics – Wilderness travel and camping
This online Zoom class covers all the fundamentals so you can hit the trail with confidence and experience the proven physical and mental health benefits of being out in nature.
Basic know-how and good planning are the keys making a backcountry trip safe and successful. Knowing what to expect, what surprises can happen and how to handle them mitigates risk and lets you focus on the fun!
Through live demonstrations, hands-on exercises, Q&A, and detailed graphic PowerPoint presentation you will get the practical knowledge that gives you confidence!
Ideal for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, this course is also great for families, travel and anyone wanting to get out there and stay awhile.
YOU WILL LEARN:
YOU WILL NEED:
These items are needed for you to participate fully in exercises during this online zoom class.
CLASS SIZE is kept small (10 attendees) to facilitate questions and individual attention.
CLASS INCLUDES PDF information packet, access to PowerPoint presentation for future reference & 15% Off supplies coupon for AHS.
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Jonathan Mincks – Wilderness Skills & Safety Instructor
Mincks is a boondocks scholar who has been exploring the backcountry since in diapers. His life-long study and engagement in wilderness skills and emergency response has earned him multiple certifications and trainings in; Advanced Wilderness First Aid, CPR, Natural Medicine, Wilderness Survival, Desert Survival, and Outfitting.
His inspiring approach to teaching is renown for being practical, thorough, and current. His attention to detail has garnered him acclaim from new enthusiasts to seasoned professionals alike.