OUTDOOR WORKSHOP - TARPOLOGY 101 - ALL ABOUT TARP SHELTERS
SATURDAY OCTOBER 2nd, 9:30 – 11:30 AM (Arizona Time)
IN-STORE WORKSHOP at our OUTDOOR CLASS ROOM 2 Hours 10 Student Max
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HOW TO USE MODERN CAMPING TARPS
Class limited to 10 spots. If you see "The requested qty is not available" error when purchasing, please reduce you requested quantity or choose another class date.
Outdoor Classes can be subject to weather postponements in rare occaisions.
TARPOLOGY 101 - BASIC SET-UPS, PRINCIPLES, TYPES, TIPS & TRICKS
This workshop covers modern tarp use for outdoor adventure in detail.
Tarps are the most versatile shelter system you can have. Not only are they an easy to setup lightweight shelter but they provide a variety of other uses for camp and emergencies. Rain canopy, ground cloth, wrap, carryall, litter, signal... Tarps excel as a multifunctional tool for the backcountry and home or travel.
You will learn; how to set them up, simple knots, how to get perfect pitching, types of tarps and the pros & cons of them, the most common mistakes, why things work the way they do and the tips & tricks that can simplify tarp use.
WHERE: Tweaker Creek Outdoor Classroom behind The Arizona Hiking Shack 3244 E. Thomas Rd. Phx
WHO: Beginners to Intermediate. Ages 18 & up. (12 yrs & up with Gaurdian) Limit 10 participants. Hikers, campers, backpackers, anglers, off-roaders, paddlers, climbers, preppers, and all interested.
Workshop includes a 10% discount on purchases.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS OUTSIDE. COME PREPARED TO WORK IN THE DIRT. A bottle of water and appropriate clothing is reccomended.
WORKSHOP SIZE: is kept small (9 attendees) to facilitate questions and individual attention.
WORKSHOP INCLUDES: 10% Discount for all future purchases as a part of the Arizona Hiking Shack family. You will need to create a Shack Account to take advantage of this.
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 credentials in; Advanced Wilderness First Aid, CPR, Natural Medicine, Wilderness Survival, Desert Survival, Paddling Specialist and Outfitting.
His fun approach to teaching is renowned for being thorough, inspiring and current. His attention to detail, up to date study and practical "hacks" has won him acclaim from new enthusiasts and seasoned professionals alike.
"Practical, thorough & Fun." Susan, a seasonal guide for almost 20 years
"You teach PSAR. Preventative Search and Rescue. It's great!" Mike England, Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association SAR Team