Backpacking 101: Backpack Basics

Category: Just For Fun

Event Date:

Tuesday, April 9, 2019


6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Oak Openings Preserve
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There’s a lot that goes into a safe and successful backpacking trip so we are here to help you learn all you need to know! Explore backpacking basics with Metroparks outdoor skills staff and prepare yourself to hit the trail. We offer short informational programs with practice hikes, beginner-friendly overnight trips, and intermediate overnight trips to prepare you to explore the outdoors in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. Which pack should you buy? Internal frame, external frame, or ultralight? Samples of each type of pack will be available to help participants make informed decisions. Complete the evening with an optional 1-mile hike with a weighted pack to see if this sport is for you. Please bring a full refillable water bottle. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear. This program runs rain or shine. #GetOutsideYourself Free, Reservations, Code 205503101

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If you are unable to register online, please call 419-407-9700 to speak with a member of our Customer Service department during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Must register all participants

Dogs are not permitted

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