Lightweight and Ultralight Backpacking Gear Seminar - Redmond Public Library


Lightweight and Ultralight Backpacking Gear Seminar - Redmond Public Library

Learn how to carve 10%-50% from your pack weight in this class in an affordable and safe fashion.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

 The seminar will start promptly at 6:30PM at the Redmond Public Library, 15990 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98052, and will go until 9PM.  

NOTE:  Students in the Backpacking Building Blocks B3 course are able to attend this seminar for free.  See your email for a message from the B3 administrator containing the discount code, and use that code at the time you register for the seminar.  Refunds can not be granted after you register and pay for the seminar!

Wonder how lightening your load can make your hiking and backpacking life easier? Maybe you’re carrying equipment for you and the kids, perhaps you’re trying to save your knees, or you just like the idea of traveling faster and further? What is “lightweight”?...Does it cost a lot to go lightweight?…what’s the latest in lightweight and lightweight gear?

This course you how to choose the right gear to fit your personal goals, budget, style, needs and trip conditions rather than taking the one-gear-fits-all approach. We provide extensive coverage and demonstrations of the latest clothing, gear and food to help you design your own individual system. 


Redmond Public Library

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