Intro to Backpacking Lecture 1

Lecture: Introduction to Backpacking

Intro to Backpacking Lecture 1 - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

This is the first lecture of the Introduction to Backpacking course

  • Easy

Lecture 1 will be in-person at the Tacoma Program Center and will begin at 6:30-9:00 pm.

This lecture will cover the 10 Essentials and the fundamentals of backpacking gear which include footwear and the Big 3: your pack, your shelter, and your sleep system. We will have periodic breaks to check out and ask questions about this gear. 


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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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