Backcountry 101 - Packing for an Overnight Hiking Trip
PACK LIKE A PRO FOR YOUR NEXT OVERNIGHT HIKING TRIP!
Join our camping specialists from 11:00am-12:00pm 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!
Please meet in the camping department in the south end of our store.
For more information about our events, please contact MEC Victoria Outreach Coordinator by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (250)386-2667 ext.235