Backpacking

Join us on a group backpacking trip. Hike beautiful Alberta trails and stay in a backcountry campground. Learn skills or get tips from experienced guides.


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Backpacking Basics Lecture

Learn how to prepare for backpacking in the Rockies. Topics include how to select gear such as packs, tents, sleeping bags and clothing, how to plan backcountry meals/menus and how to set up camp. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor.

Intro to Lightweight Backpacking Lecture

Learn the skills needed to go backpacking with a pack weighing less than 25 pounds. Aimed at backpackers who have the basics down, this lecture explores the packing, clothing, cooking and sleep systems that enable you to go faster and lighter safely. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor.