Intro to Backpacking Lecture 1

Lecture: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Lecture 1 - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Welcome Students - this is the first lecture of the 2020 Introduction to Backpacking course.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Setup will start at 6:00pm, lectures will begin at 6:30pm and end at 9:00pm.  Please plan to help with putting away chairs and tables.  Thanks!

This Lecture will cover "10 Essentials" and the fundamentals of Backpacking  Gear.  Plus, we will have a hands-on portion to check out gear examples.


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

There is no required gear for this lecture.  However if you have gear that you would like an opinion on, you may bring it and we can discuss briefly after class.

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