Intro to Fastpacking Classroom Session

Lecture: Introduction to Trail Running: Fastpacking

Intro to Fastpacking Classroom Session - Cougar Mountain: Harvey Manning Trailhead

Outdoor classroom session meet and greet, covering fastpacking gear to include a couple of our leaders with a gear layout and display. This will be followed and combined with a Q&A session.

  • *Varies*
  • Casual

Meet at 6:15pm at the side parking area, ready to go by 6:30pm.
Approximate length of session: 1 1/2hrs. 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Link to parking here:

Follow the road around to your right. We will be meeting in the grassy field near the side parking area. Bring a camping chair.

The curriculum focuses on  the basic knowledge and resources needed to  begin fastpacking safely and with confidence. This session will address gear, clothing, adaption of the classic ten essentials. We will set up various shelters including cottage brand tents and off the shelf tents and hammocks. Participants will be able to try pitching these tents, touching the fabric, and get an idea of capacity of various fastpacks.


Cougar Mountain: Harvey Manning Trailhead

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring a chair and umbrella (for shade or rain, who knows what we'll get in May!?)

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