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Backpacking for Beginners


August 3, 2018 9:00 am
Until August 4, 2018 12:00 pm

Learn backpacking essentials, camping items to choose and use, fire-building, cooking, etiquette, pitching and striking camp, setting up a tent or hammock, and more at this beginner class at DeSoto State Park

Hiking is moderate, about a mile one-way to the backpacking campsite.

Meet at DeSoto’s Nature Center, next to the Country Store on County Road 89.

Cost: $75 per person  - includes all equipment. You will need to provide your food.

If you want to register as a family, call for special prices. Discounts available if you have your own backpacking equipment.

Pre-registration is required, as class size is limited. Call 209-559-0040 or Email Robert Wilson (seven Pines Survival) for more details.

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