Introduction to Backpacking-Overnight

Saturday, September 20, 2014, 1 pm to Sunday, September 21, 2014, Noon
Germantown MetroPark
Future Students
Current Students

This backpacking trip is designed for participants who want to learn the skills needed to backpack independently.  On this overnight trip you will learn how to purify water, dispose of waste properly, set up camp, basic map and compass skills, how to light a camp stove, plan a menu, pick a location and much more.  This overnight is complete with campfire, and hiking with a fully loaded backpacking on the Twin Valley Backpacking Trail.  This trip is highly recommended to anyone considering an extended or strenuous backpacking trip with the ORC in the future.

Cost: $50.00

Cost Includes: Equipment, instruction, transportation and dinner, breakfast and s'mores.

Activity level: Beginner

For more information or to register, visit 037 Student Union or call 937-775-5019

Please register 2 weeks before start date.