Lecture: Basic Bikepacking Course

BIKEPACKING LECTURE #3 - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Trip Planning and Logistics. Loading your bike for a trip. Ride check.

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  • Casual
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 50 ft

6 PM Goodman A

In this session of the course we will go over trip planning and logistics for the field trip, do a bike gear check and you will be loading your bike bags on your bike for the trip. We will also do a very short ride Magnuson Park to check the bikes are loaded properly and weight is well-distributed. 


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring your bike and ALL your gear for the field trip. You will learn how to properly load the bike and tips and tricks from more experienced bikepackers. We will also take a short ride Magnuson Park to make sure all the bags are properly loaded and weight is well-distributed. Bring lights for this part! 

Trip Reports