Packing for your first overnight hiking trip

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  • Date
    Saturday, 13 July, 2019
  • Time
    From 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Kitchener
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Kitchener
    10 Manitou Dr
    Kitchener , ON


Packing for your first overnight hiking trip

Going from day hikes to an overnight hiking trip can feel like a big leap – until you take this clinic. This session teaches you what gear you need and how to pack like a pro for a successful night under the stars in the backcountry.

Skill level: beginner

Format: knowledge-based, small group class

You’ll learn

· The 10 essentials

· How to choose the right footwear

· What to wear and clothing layer systems

· Options for cooking systems

· Gear and tips for sleeping outside

· How to choose (and pack) a backpack


Who’s teaching the clinic?

Our clinics are taught by friendly MEC staffers who are ready to answer any questions and share all the stuff they love about being outside. Everyone’s welcome!


INFORMATION

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our MEC Kitchener Learning Coordinator at rebecca.carmichael@mec.ca

 

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