Sat, Aug 07 | Spring Canyon Park

Backpacking Basics Series + Overnight Trek

Learn everything you need to know to go from day-hiker to multi-day trekker! 2-classroom sessions (3 hours each) and an overnight trip where we put it all to practice! Dates for classroom sessions: Aug 7 + 14 Dates for Overnight Trek: Aug 21-22
Registration is Closed
Backpacking Basics Series + Overnight Trek

Time & Location

Aug 07, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Spring Canyon Park, 3156 S Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA

About The Event

Session 1: Planning & Gear

  • Choose your destination
  • Know local resources
  • Check/test all gear
  • Plan/prepare food
  • Ultralight vs Mid-Weight
  • Group gear     
    • Kitchen, Water Filtration, First Aid & Safety
  • Personal gear     
    • Pack, Sleeping bags, pads, tents, other..
  • Versatility and Function

Session 2: Food & Water + More!

  • Storage
  • Plan (Calories, Weight vs Nutrition)
  • Cooking/Kitchen Equipment
  • Water Plan
  • Filtration System
  • Staying healthy on-trail/First Aid
  • Wildlife
  • Fun & Games
  • Trail Etiquette/LNT
Tickets
Price
Quantity
Total
  • ONE class
    $30
    $30
    0
    $0
  • BOTH classes
    $55
    $55
    0
    $0
  • BOTH Classes + Overnight Trek
    $299
    $299
    0
    $0
Total$0