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Sat, Mar 10


James L. Goodwin State Forest

Winter Backpacking Fundamentals Clinic (1)

For: Beginners, Intermediates & Experts Time: 2 hours

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Winter Backpacking Fundamentals Clinic (1)
Winter Backpacking Fundamentals Clinic (1)

Time & Location

Mar 10, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

James L. Goodwin State Forest, 23 Potter Rd, Hampton, CT 06247, 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 Reach Your Summit, Goodwin Conservation Center & CT DEEP.


From Hartford, CT:

- Take I-84 E

- Take exit 59 for I-384 E toward Providence

- Slight right onto US-6 E (signs for Providence/Willimantic)

- Follow US-6 E

- Turn right to stay on US-6 E (signs for Providence)

- Turn left onto Potter Rd

- James L. Goodwin State Forest, 23 Potter Rd. Hampton, CT 06247

GPS Coordinates: 41.775669, -72.082550 (James L. Goodwin Conservation Center)

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