FIND ACTIVITIES

I: Introduction to Three-Season and ultra lite Backpacking

Date and Time

Friday, April 27, 2018 7:30PM - Sunday, April 29, 2018 4:30PM

Location

Cardigan lodge,
New Hampshire, Lakes Region,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

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).

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Adult: $165 member / $185 non-member
*2 nights camping near Cardigan lodge, Snack 9:30 Friday night , 2 Breakfasts, dinner Saturday night , lunch Sunday and training and materials

Related Link(s):

http://AMCNH.registration.qilan.com

Driving Directions


Do not follow your GPS we will send you driving directions close to the workshop weekend that reflect the best route for road conditions at that time

Setting  up camp

Activities

Backpacking
Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

New Hampshire

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Cardigan Lodge

Difficulty

moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: 7:00 pm -10:30 pm Tuesday and Friday evening)

AMC Trip leader since 1976 .AMC NH Chapter Winter and Spring school Director since 1982. Chairman of AMC Club wide outdoor leadership development committee

Leader



(best time to call: 6:00 pm -9:30 pm)

AMC trip leader 20 years.