Backcountry 101: Packing for an Overnight Trip

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  • Date
    Thursday, 19 April, 2018
  • Time
    From 05:30 pm to 06:30 pm ADT
  • Organizer
    MEC Halifax
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Halifax
    1550 Granville Street
    Halifax, NS

Do you enjoy hiking and the great outdoors, but are unsure of the gear required for an overnight trip? Come on down to MEC Halifax and become familiar with the essential equipment required for an overnight hiking and camping adventure, including:

  • The 10 Essentials
  • Appropriate Footwear
  • Clothing and layering systems
  • Cooking system
  • Sleeping system
  • Understand the importance of a properly fitted pack
  • Know how to pack a backpack to ensure comfort and safety