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Family Adventure: Introduction to Backpacking

Date and Time

Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:30PM - Sunday, July 28, 2019 3:00PM

Location

AMC Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.




(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)

Overview

If you and your family would like to try out backpacking, this program is for you. AMC's guides introduce backpacking skills such as backcountry travel considerations, Leave No Trace ©, map & compass, campsite cooking, and first aid skills to active adults and kids over 8 years of age. The first night is spent at the Highland Center for trip orientation and gear review before setting out for a 3-day, 2-night trip to Ethan Pond perched on the edge of the Pemigewasset Wilderness. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: •Learn backpacking skills: backcountry travel, LNT, navigation, backcountry cooking, basic first aid, and more. •Free use of all gear and equipment for backpacking •Travel through beautiful remote terrain in the White Mountains

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Starting at:

Adult: $249 member / $269 non-member
Youth: $155 member / $169 non-member
Child: $119 member / $129 non-member
*Lodging on Friday night at Highland Center, tent site fee at Ethan Pond for 2 nights All meals from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch Free use of backpacking equipment and clothing from the L.L. Bean Gear Room Guided hikes and outdoor skills sessions

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Activities

Backpacking
Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Highland Center at Crawford Notch

Difficulty

Moderate

Audience

Families


Contact



(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)