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Ultra Lite Backpacking

This Meet Up activity is organized through the Tampa Free Skool program.

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Ultra Light Backpacking

When: Wed, December 19, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Where: North Tampa Branch Library, 8916 North Blvd, Tampa FL 33604 (map) Description: Learn how to pack ultra light. Learn about what is essential and what you can do without on the trail. We'll discuss strategies for long distance hiking including some of the trade-offs. Instructor Credentials: Twice thru-Hiked the Florida National Scenic Trail, leaving to do it again on Jan. 3! Hiked the Appalachian Trail this year. RSVP to justbenice50@ya​hoo.com (not necessary - I'll just see you there!) I plan to bring my equipment, discuss my evolution towards lighter weight backpacking, share stories, and answer lots of questions. See you Wednesday evening! ~ Rainbow

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  • Jack M.

    Amanda was great but the directions given on the web sitie missed the library by about 5 miles. Amanada said she'd be happy to give a demo at Bill Jacksons if it could be arranged

    December 19, 2012

    • Amanda

      Glad you eventually made it, Jack. I am hoping to do the FT again this winter, so maybe early spring I can do something at Bill Jacksons.

      December 21, 2012

  • treehouseyoga

    excellent information on how to pack efficiently for the thru-hiking. great tips and advice. thanks, amanda!

    December 20, 2012

    • Amanda

      Thanks for helping set this up, introducing me to Free Skool, and for the post-presentation feed back. Glad you enjoyed it.

      December 21, 2012

  • Marilyn G

    Fun and informative! Thanks, Amanda!

    December 20, 2012

    • Amanda

      Thanks Marilyn. It was good to see you again. Glad you enjoyed it.

      December 21, 2012

  • SunAnnie

    What a helpful and enjoyable presentaion!

    December 20, 2012

    • Amanda

      Thanks SunAnnie. I am glad you enjoyed the presentation.

      December 21, 2012

  • Dannon P.

    Amanda, Nice to meet you - very informative and inspiring seminar.

    December 21, 2012

    • Amanda

      Thanks Dannon. Glad you enjoyed it!

      December 21, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Any specific a new person should bring?

    December 18, 2012

    • Amanda

      Peter, thank you so SO much for getting my computer going with their projector. You were a life saver! Thank you.

      December 19, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      My pleasure!

      December 19, 2012

  • Amanda

    Thank you Philip for letting me share at your library & for setting this up with Free Skool.
    Thank you Elizabeth for asking me to do this & for setting it up.
    Thank you, everyone else who came out. I enjoyed sharing with each and everyone of you. I hope you got a little new information from my evolution on the trail. It was loads of fun and a wonderful experience. Thank you all.

    December 19, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Where specifically at the site are we meeting

    December 19, 2012

  • Amanda

    I am getting prepared for tomorrow evening's program - and getting very excited!
    I plan to start promptly at 6:30, due to library hours.
    Can't wait to see everyone and sharing what I've learned!

    December 18, 2012

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