WATER TREATMENT WORKSHOP
Saturday August 21st, 2:00 – 3:30 PM (Arizona Time MST)
IN-PERSON WORKSHOP 1.5 Hours 9 Student Max
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COLLECTING, TREATING, CARRYING AND USING WATER IN THE BACKCOUNTRY
Class limited to 9 spots. If you see "The requested qty is not available" error when purchasing, please reduce you requested quantity or choose another class date.
WATER IN THE WILD - TECHNIQUES, GEAR, COLLECTING, TREATING, CARRYING AND USING WATER IN THE BACKCOUNTRY
This workshop covers the techniques and gear essential for safe and efficient use of water in the backcountry.
From camping to backpacking to remote emergencies, water is the one thing you can not do without. If you are out for any extended period of time you will need to collect and treat water. With so many choices of filters, purifiers and tablets to choose from it can be daunting to figure out the best for you. Get some hands-on knowledge and practical information to handle water needs with confidence in the backcountry.
You will learn the practical use of:
WHERE: The Arizona Hiking Shack 3244 E. Thomas Rd. Phx
WHO: Beginners to Intermediate. Ages 18 & up. (12 yrs & up with Gaurdian) Limit 9 participants. Hikers, campers, backpackers, anglers, off-roaders, paddlers, climbers, preppers, and all interested.
Workshop includes a 10% discount on rentals gear so you can try it out without investing thousands. A great way to try out different gear, outfit a friend or just see if camping or backpacking is for you.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS OUTSIDE. COME PREPARED TO WORK IN THE DIRT & SUN. A bottle of water and appropriate clothing is highly reccomended.
WORKSHOP SIZE: is kept small (9 attendees) to facilitate questions, individual attention and distancing. Masks are appreciated if you are not vacinated during this Pandemic.
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 approach to teaching is renowned for being practical, thorough, inspiring and current. His attention to detail and current "hacks" has garnered him acclaim from new enthusiasts and seasoned professionals alike.
"What you teach is PSAR, Preventative Search and Rescue"
Members of the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) Search and Rescue team after watching Mincks in action.