Backpacking 101 with Tahoe Rim Trail Association
$100 FOR TRTA MEMBERS, $125 FOR NON-TRTA MEMBERS
This overnight backpacking 101 course is designed for backcountry enthusiasts eager to learn how to upgrade their wilderness experience by learning how to backpack. Join us for this weekend experience to learn all kinds of backpacking tips and tricks, including dressing for success in the backcountry, how to pack a backpack, choosing gear, navigation, Leave No Trace wilderness ethics, campsite selection, backcountry cooking, and bear safety. After a morning classroom session, we will take our learning out to the field by hiking 4-6 miles to our evening destination to continue hands-on learning and make some genuine backcountry friends. You will leave this course ready to tackle your future backpacking trips competently and confidently.