Backpacking Essentials

Backpacking Essentials is a classroom course that covers everything you need to prepare for your backpacking trip. Topics include fitting your pack, packing your pack, shelter and sleep systems, cooking and food, boots and other clothing necessities, water filtration and storage, weather, maps and navigation, Leave No Trace principles, and other skills necessary to pack for and participate in a backpacking trip.

This course is a prerequisite for Intro to Backpacking.