Backcountry 101 - Backcountry Basics - April 16

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  • Date
    Tuesday, 16 April, 2019
  • Time
    From 06:00 pm to 07:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Langley
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC Langley
    Unit #1 - 6121 200th Street
    Langley, BC


Backcountry 101 is intended to help novice outdoor enthusiasts plan, prepare, and pack for day hiking, overnight, and multiday adventures. It is an introduction to the equipment and knowledge needed to safely enjoy your next trip.

Experienced MEC staff will walk attendees through the basics of backcountry trekking, using the Ten Essential Systems established by the Mountaineers as an instructional guide.

By the end of this clinic you will:

  • Know how to plan for a safe and fun trip

  • Know what to pack and what not to pack

  • Know how to pack and how not to pack

This course is free to attend, but registration is required, so please sign up before you come.