Level I: Intro to Backpacking

Trip Length:1 night, 5 miles

Prerequisite: Backpacking Essentials or equivalent

This course is designed for the backpacking beginner who has little to no backpacking experience. Some hiking experience is highly recommended.

Participants will hike approximately 5 miles on well-defined trails and with an overnight at a campsite with toilets and drinking water. Hikers will need to be able to walk 5 miles on uneven ground, manage significant elevation changes, and carry their personal gear.