Workshop: Learn about Backpacking & Planning

  • May 30, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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Workshop: Learn about Backpacking gear, Food & Trip Planning.

Never been backpacking, Would like to go? but, need more info on what gear you might need?

OR

I have been a couple times and would like to hear or share what there is in new knowledge about traveling liter...

 

Beginners - advanced.   Welcome to attend...

Description:

Meetup Locally here in Mass and share learn-able skills in selection of backpacking gear and the pro & Con's of each items you bring. from weight to actual usability & dual purpose.

I welcome other seasoned and semi experiences backpackers to join us and be social, not only for the campfire chat but to share there valued opinions on what "they" need in the woods and bring.

Trip planning for those not ever tried to plan something on there own we can do mock up trip planning and we can post to meetup for future trip we can join in on.

We will sit outside in good weather or inside in bad and go over gear, weight and how to select stuff online.. There will be web access to do so.

Come on out.. BYOB...

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  • Tia

    I can't believe I totally missed this.. Maybe next time :)

    June 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks, last night was really helpful. Nice to meet everyone.

    May 31, 2013

  • Jay B.

    Thanks for all showing up... I hope it was helpful and looking forward to seeing you on the trail with us this summer.. Many trips still will be posted 2013

    May 31, 2013

  • Theresa

    Thanks for sharing all the info, Jay!

    May 31, 2013

  • Jim H

    Great workshop, thanks Jay!

    May 30, 2013

  • Dan D

    im running late...should be there around 7:30....I have some salsa....
    should be a blast...

    May 30, 2013

  • Jay B.

    Hey Folks So I just check the map for my house here on line and its good.. I will not start till about 7pm so don't freak if you running a little late... Its going to be casual. I know people have found it interesting in past to hear me chat about how Pack lighter and planning.. Think of those questions or topic's you would like to have me talk about... If you having a problem with one of you pieces of gear. Bring it if i can help I will..

    May 30, 2013

  • Paula

    Have to work late tomorrow now! Sorry!

    May 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I can't make this one due to existing plans, but would be interested in another time if you decide to do it again. (Psst, sorry we didn't get to Monroe & Eisenhower this past weekend!)

    May 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What do you need me to bring?

    May 28, 2013

    • Jay B.

      Chips for the salsa or what ever you would like.. I have Water & Soda.. if you would like wine or Beer you will want to bring that too just for your self...\

      May 29, 2013

  • Dan D

    excellent...mango salsa it is....see u Thursday.

    May 24, 2013

  • Dan D

    should I bring over mango salsa?

    May 21, 2013

    • Jay B.

      Sure.. I will have the chips then...

      May 23, 2013

  • naturegirl

    Would like to join you, but I volunteer on Thursdays.

    May 10, 2013

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  • Jay B.
    Trail Name: "Evil Jay", Organizer
    Event Host
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  • A former member
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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

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