Gilsland Farm Maine Audubon , Falmouth ME,
Maine, Southern and Mid-Coast,
Registration is required for this activity.
The introduction to backpacking workshop is for beginners and experienced hikers who would like to take the next step from day hiking to multi-day trips. The workshop will cover the basics needed for a safe and enjoyable three season backpacking trip. Topics include: conditioning for backpacking, planning a backpacking trip, dealing with emergencies, food & water considerations, selection of appropriate clothing and footwear, and gear for backpacking.
Have your questions on backpacking answered , see backpacking gear, and a demonstration of how to load a backpack.
Register for this workshop online or contact Bill Brooke for more information.