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Backpacking Skills Course

October 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Introduction to Backpacking Skills Course
The Backpacking on the Trail Skills Course is designed to give you hands on experience with the gear and skills essential to backpacking. This is a great starting place if you are new to backpacking and want to learn the skills directly from our Trek and Paddle trip leaders. In this course you will learn the on-trail skills in a quick and fun 2 hour course. After the course you can add on to your skill set in one of our Overnight Backpacking trips where you learn and experience what is like to set up a campsite, cook a meal, and spend the night outside! Join us for this fun 2 hour hands-on skills course!

This course contains the following skills:
• Water source identification
• Water purification and filtration
• Setting up a food storage hanging system
• Basic knots for food storage
• Leave no trace principles
• Waste Management (food scraps and human scraps!)


Recommended Age
We recommend 14 years and up, if you have a minor that would like to take the course that is 14 years of age or more and you feel they are able to participate in this course please contact info@trekandpaddle.com or call 937-938-5009 and ask for program staff. All minors must be accompanied by a guardian.


October 3, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Grant Nature Park
501 Normandy Ridge Rd
Centerville, OH 45459 United States