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Beginner Backpacking Course

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Learn the Basics of Backpacking

This high-value, low-cost educational course is for the avid day-hiker who wants to plan their own backpacking trip. Come to the Kaf office and engage in this 8-hour extensive classroom experience on the ins and outs of what it takes to plan your own backcountry experience. Participate in interactive activities that introduce you to topographic map reading skills, route planning, camp craft, meal planning, and clothing and gear requirements. Walk away from this class with a newfound eagerness and confidence in preparing for your very own overnight backcountry outing.

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