Essentials of Backpacking Field Trip

Field trip: Backpacking

Essentials of Backpacking Field Trip - Squaxin Park

Field trip for the Essentials of Backpacking Course

  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy

Location: Squaxin Park Shelter 4. 

Address: 2600 East Bay Drive Northeast  Olympia, WA 98506

Time: Begin promptly at 9am and runs till 1pm. 

Hi folks this is our "GEARAPALOOZA!"  We will show you many different options of backpacking gear. This will help determine types of gear one may or may not want to include on a backpacking adventure.  At a later date participants will be able to show the instructors/leaders what you have chosen for your backpacking trip.

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Please bring writing utensil and pad of paper.  
  • Dress appropriately for the weather as we will be outside rain or shine.
  • Bring a snacks, lunch and water or a warm beverage to keep you hydrated.
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