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Backpacking Basics Lectures

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 and menus and how to set up camp.

Intro to Lightweight Backpacking

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.