February 28, 2021


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Study the Essentials of Backcountry Journey: Virtual Novices Backpack Training course Spring 2021

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By Thomas Meissner


Zoom Seminars: March 31, April 7, April 14, 2021, 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

People hiking on Bay Chapter Backpacking Section trip to Henry Coe State Park

Understand how to journey safely and securely and easily with only a pack on your back again via the yearly Beginner’s Backpack study course operate by the Backpack Area.

We are featuring this opportunity for folks who have very little or no working experience in backpacking but want to investigate backcountry trails and get absent from the crowds.

As the Sierra Club is however closed and in-man or woman outings are suspended, we are holding this year’s class almost by using Zoom on 3 evenings. Expert Backpack Portion leaders will current the matters as slide shows or videos. There is time allotted for individuals to request issues. 

As soon as in-particular person outings have started off once more, the Backpack Portion options to provide two-working day overnight discipline trips for study course participants. 

Portion 1: March 31, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
1)    Introduction
2)    Backpacks
3)    Tents
4)    Clothing
5)    Boots + Socks

Component 2: April 7, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
6)    Maps + Navigation
7)    Water Therapy
8)    Sleeping Mattresses and Sleeping Baggage
9)    LNT + Minimal Effect Tenting
10)  Vacation Organizing Part 1

Portion 3: April 14, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
11)    Backcountry Cuisine
12)    Trip Planning Portion 2
13)    Health care Troubles in the Wilderness
14)    Bear Canisters
15)    Stoves

Advised donation to the Backpack Part: $20. It addresses all a few classes and on the web obtain to the course product.

Information and Registration:
Please R.S.V.P. although the SF Bay Chapter Functions and Activities Calendar.
Make contact with: Thomas Meissner
Electronic mail: [email protected].

Picture by Roger Williams from a Bay Chapter Backpacking Section trip to Henry Coe Point out Park.

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