Backcountry 101 - Introduction to Packing for an Overnight Hiking Trip - Apr10

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  • Date
    Tuesday, 10 April, 2018
  • Time
    From 06:30 pm to 07:30 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Kelowna
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Kelowna
    1876 Cooper Rd #100
    Kelowna, BC

PACK LIKE A PRO FOR YOUR NEXT OVERNIGHT HIKING TRIP!

Join our camping specialists from 6:00-7:30pm for a FREE one-hour clinic designed to introduce you to the equipment required for a safe and comfortable trip and tips for backcountry travel.

By the end of this session, participants will be familiar with the essential equipment required for an overnight backcountry adventure, including:

  • The 10 essentials for backcountry travel;
  • Appropriate footwear;
  • Clothing and layering systems;
  • Cooking systems;
  • Sleeping systems;
  • Understanding the importance of a properly fitted backpack and learn how to pack your own.

We will provide all the materials you need for this clinic. Come with your questions and a sense of adventure!


If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact the Outreach Coordinator at klo_oc@mec.ca