Backcountry 101: Winter Camping

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  • Date
    Saturday, 19 January, 2019
  • Time
    From 02:30 pm to 03:30 pm UTC
  • Organizer
    MEC Burlington
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Burlington
    1030 Brant St
    Burlington, ON

MAKE THE MOST OF OUR COLDER SEASONS AND LEARN HOW TO EMBRACE IT AND BE OUTSIDE! JOIN THIS CLINIC TO LEARN ALL ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF GEAR FOR WINTER CONDITIONS & HOW TO MAKE YOUR COLDER ADVENTURE JUST AS HOT.

By the end of the session, participants will:

  • Understand the added importance that winter conditions place on selecting appropriate equipment.
  • Receive an overview of the essential equipment required for cold weather camping and travelling including:
  • Clothing systems
  • Sleeping systems
  • Cooking systems
  • Personal safety gear
  • Trip planning

* This clinic will not address avalanche safety, except to highlight the importance of receiving avy training prior to entering avalanche terrain.