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Backcountry 101 - Packing for Overnight

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday 4 times .
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Join camping specialists from 11am-12pm 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.
MEC Staff 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 the store.
Cost to Attend: 
Free

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