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Sun, Dec 17


Connecticut Forest & Park Association

Winter Backpacking Fundamentals Clinic

For: Beginners, Intermediates & Experts Time: 3 hours

Registration is Closed
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Winter Backpacking Fundamentals Clinic
Winter Backpacking Fundamentals Clinic

Time & Location

Dec 17, 2017, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Connecticut Forest & Park Association, 16 Meriden Rd, Rockfall, CT 06481, USA

About The Event

Backpacking season doesn't have to end once the temperature drops. Learn how you can enjoy the colder weather and winter backpacking both safely and comfortably. Join Reach Your Summit owner and guide Mat Jobin for a fun, informative and interactive presentation drawn from Mat's personal experience out on the trails and in the mountains.. Enjoy a show-and-tell of gear and learn about topics such as Trip Planning, Choosing The Right Gear, Clothing Selection For Cold Weather, Winter Travel, Setting Up Camp, How To Sleep Warm, Tips, Tricks, Methods & Safety Tips.

All Are Welcome! Space is limited. RSVP is required. This event will be held rain or shine.

This event is co-sponsored by Connecticut Forest & Park Association and Reach Your Summit.

Additional Event Link:


From Hartford, CT:

- Take I-91S

- Take exit 20 for Middle St toward Country Club Rd

- Turn left onto Middle St

- Turn left onto Country Club Rd

- Turn right onto Camp St

- Turn right onto CT-66 W/Washington St

- Continue to follow CT-66 W

- Turn right Connecticut Forest & Park Association Headquarters (16 Meriden Rd, Rockfall, CT 06481)

GPS Coordinates: 41.549286, -72.695694 (CFPA Headquarters)

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