Sat, Apr 06 | Pine Knob Loop Trail

Lightweight Backpacking Fundamentals Workshop On The Appalachian Trail

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate Elevation: 825 ft Duration: 4 hours
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Lightweight Backpacking Fundamentals Workshop On The Appalachian Trail

Time & Location

Apr 06, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Pine Knob Loop Trail, Sharon, CT 06069, USA

About The Event

Join Reach Your Summit for a special Lightweight Backpacking Fundamentals Workshop outside and on the trail, April 6th.

This unique clinic will begin as a group hike from the Pine Knob Loop parking area and bring us up to a section of the Appalachian Trail before we arrive to a backpacking campsite. At the campsite, our fun and interactive public presentation will involve discussions on topics such as, the Big 3, lightweight backpacking gear, tips for lightening your pack weight, shelter setup, how to pack a backpack and more. Attend with questions. Leave with tips, tools and techniques to help you have a successful, efficient and fun backpacking season.

Trip distance: 3.5 miles

Trip location: Pine Knob Loop and Appalachian Trail

Cost: $10 per person

All proceeds for this event will benefit the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

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