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Backpacking for Beginners


September 28, 2019 9:00 am
Until September 29, 2019 9:00 am

DeSoto State Park in Fort Payne

Have you always wanted to get into backpacking? Here is a great way to start!

Learn all you need to know so that you can head out on your own outdoor adventure! A early Fall backpacking class, and a great class for beginners/intermediate.

Topics covered: backpacking essentials, camping items to choose and use, fire building, cooking, etiquettes, pitching and striking camp, setting up a tent or hammock, and more! Hiking is moderate, about a mile one-way to backpacking campsite.

Date: September 28-29, 2019 (1-night trip)

Time: check in 9 AM on 28; check out the morning of September 29

Where: DeSoto State Park, Fort Payne, Alabama. Meet at DeSoto’s Nature Center, next to the Country Store on County Road 89.

Cost: $85.00 per person– includes all food and supplies.

Pre-registration is required, as class size is limited.

Have questions? Call 209-559-0040 or Email Robert Wilson (seven Pines Survival) for more details:
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