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Backpacking 101 class

Description:  Backpacking 101 will provide tips/tricks to those who are looking for more knowledge about hiking equipment.  What to bring for different types of hikes and various types of gear will be discussed.  Participants will be able to check out different types of gear including packs, tents, sleeping gear, and much more.

Please note, as you are doing a Florida Trail chapter activity, it is not necessary to pay for admittance.  If coming to area on your own, please be advised there is a $3/person fee payable at the office.  Facility is only open Friday through Monday.

Bring:  Materials to take notes, water, and lunch.

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  • Dave A

    Time very well spent. Much knowledge imparted to me. Thank you all.

    1 · October 18, 2014

  • Dareth M.

    Hello, I woke up not feeling well this morning. I'm going to bow out of this. Sorry. :(

    October 18, 2014

  • Kim F.

    Sadly, I will be at the monthly Scoutmaster's breakfast for my Boy Scout troop, but will promote on The Ledger's PolkOutdoors.com site!

    1 · October 17, 2014

  • Julie N

    E-mail says this starts at 6am. I hope it actually starts at 9am.

    August 10, 2014

    • Eileen

      Event posted as 9am Not sure why email as 6 am.

      August 10, 2014

    • Eileen

      Double checked, my email says 9am. Sorry, not sure why yours is different.

      August 10, 2014

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