BACKCOUNTRY WATER TREATMENT FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Saturday September 18th, 2:00 – 3:30 PM (Arizona Time MST)
IN-STORE 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.
THE ESSENTIALS OF SAFE WATER IN THE BACKCOUNTRY
This workshop covers the techniques and gear essential for safe and efficient use of water in the backcountry with updated science for present day conditions.
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:
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 Wilderness First Responder, guide, backpacker, and survival specialist 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; WFR, Wilderness Survival, Desert Survival, Outdoor Education and Outfitting. He has been teaching for over 20 years.
Mincks is a Boondocks Scholar whose fun approach to self-reliance education is renowned for being thorough, up to date and inspiring. He is known for his attention to detail and practical "hacks" which have 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