Know the Snow: How to go winter camping: Brrrring it on

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  • Date
    Sunday, 24 November, 2019
  • Time
    From 12:30 pm to 01:30 pm MST
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Calgary Downtown
    830 10 Ave SW
    Calgary Downtown, AB

KNOW THE SNOW WEEKEND

HOW TO GO WINTER CAMPING: BRRRRING IT ON @ our downtown store!

Winter is the longest season here in Canada so make the most of it by heading outdoors!  Modern equipment makes winter camping more accessible and comfortable.  Winter poses unique challenges so being properly prepared is essential.   Learn how to plan and execute a winter adventure to maximize safety and enjoyment.  In this clinic you will learn tips on:

  • What to wear for cold-weather camping
  • How to stay warm when you’re sleeping
  • Tips on cooking outside in winter
  • Staying safe in the snow and cold
  • Advice for trip planning
  • Ways to get to winter campsites

IMPORTANT NOTES 

We won’t be giving training on avalanche safety in this clinic, but we can point you to avalanche training clinics to take.


WHO IS 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!