Jan 25th, 2023 Backpacking 101 Class 1: Gear Basics, LNT, and How to Poop in the Woods.
Janky Gear is hosting Backpacking 101! It is a 4 class series teaching the basics of backpacking. We will basics, camping cooking and meal planning, route planning, packing techniques, and training tips. We will also learn Leave No Trace principals. And everyone's favorite...how to go to the bathroom in the woods.
Classes are open to the public.
March-TBD- Camp Cooking/How to train for trip
May- TBD- Plan Route and food. Info on Ice Age Trail
July- TBD- Check Gear/Packing Techniques
August 18th - 21st- Backpacking Trip!
Class 1- Jan 25th, 2023:
- Gear Basics: Gear lists, packs, sleep systems, camp stoves and more. How to determine what gear is right for you and where to shop.
- Leave No Trace Principals: How to enjoy our time in the wild, while leaving minimal impact to our environment.
- Pooping in the woods: This is the #1 reason people don't go backpacking. We will discuss bathroom habits and hygiene while on trail.