MEC Winnipeg Backcountry 101 - Learn to Winter Camp - Dec7
LEARN TO WINTER CAMP
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By the end of this clinic, participants will understand the added importance that winter conditions place on selecting appropriate equipment and receive an overview of the essential equipment required for cold weather comping and travelling including:
- Clothing systems
- Sleeping systems
- Cooking systems
- Personal safety gear
- Trip planning
And understand some of the most basic considerations involved in choosing between various modes of travel including:
- Backcountry nordic skiing
- AT skiing
- Tele skiing
- Split boarding
NOTE: This clinic will not address avalanche safety, except to highlight the importance of receiving avy training prior to entering avalanche terrain.