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Backpacking Basics

Backpacking Basics

You will learn the following:

  • The importance of having an itinerary and what information is needed
  • Trail alerts/ conditions
  • Weather conditions and how to protect yourself
  • Water sources and purification
  • Food and storage
  • Permit system / Trail ratings / Trail blazes
  • Wildlife
  • How to safely set up camp
  • Cooking and cleaning in the back country
  • Personal hygiene
  • Fire
  • First aid / First aid kit
  • Gear basics

We'll be covering:

  • Backpacking Basics instructions
  • Dinner will be provided
  • S'mores 
  • ALL gear and materials provided
  • All participants will receive a water koozie w/ carabiner 

Location: Iron Braid Adventures Training Camp

Contact: Michele Eisenzopf

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