I: Introduction to Three-Season and ultra lite Backpacking
Date and Time
Friday, April 27, 2018 7:30PM - Sunday, April 29, 2018 4:30PM
New Hampshire, Lakes Region,
Registration is required for this activity.
For those with the desire to learn the basics of three-season backpacking. Instruction in general mountain safety, hiking with a full overnight pack, equipment, proper camp site selection and set up, cooking, trail finding, map and compass, off-trail navigation, weather, trip planning, nutrition, and emergency situations. Students will need a good three-season sleeping bag (+20 degree F), warm clothing, rain gear and foam pad. Tents may be provided if needed. This course will offer a comparison between traditional backpacking and ultra lite back packing. Participate in indoor lectures and evening programs, sleeping outside Friday and Saturday night, and will prepare one meal outdoors. Workshop will begin promptly at 7:30pm on Friday, ending Sunday afternoon at 4:30pm. Cost is $165/members, $185 non-members, and includes lodging, excellent meals, materials, and instruction. For further information and to register and pay online, go to AMCNH.Registration.qilan.com, . Must be 18 years or older to attend. For more information, please contact D Rick Silverberg (603-225-5921) from 7-10:30pm).