Holliday Park Nature Center
6363 Spring Mill Road, Indianapolis, IN
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Questions: Alex Moon or Nicole Oehler
The Central Indiana Wilderness Club will present a FREE backpacking class which is open to the public.
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Topics will include selecting pieces of gear (hiking boots, sleeping bags, tents, packs, clothing and accessories),
learning about "minimalist" backpacking, how to "pack" a backpack, trail safety, water treatment,
stoves and cooking, first aid, staying comfortable, and backcountry ethics such as "Leave No Trace."
Ever wanted to try backpacking but didn't know how to get started or where to go? This class is perfect for
both novice and experienced backpackers, and a good place for anyone to pick up and share new ideas.
The Central Indiana Wilderness Club has been offering affordable backpacking trips (as well as other adventures)
since 1982. For over 20 years the club has presented its annual backpacking class. Come to this
class and get on board to take backpacking trips as close as southern Indiana, or as far away as you can
imagine. The presenters are seasoned adventurers with experience in places such as the Appalachian Trail,
Pikes Peak, the Canadian Wilderness and more. Don't miss this FREE class!