Beginner Backpacking clinic part-1

Blue Ridge Backpackers
Blue Ridge Backpackers
Public group

Keowee Toxaway State Park

108 Residence Dr · Sunset, SC

How to find us

I will be driving a brown truck.

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I have reserved a group campsites at Keowee Toxaway State Park which is located right next to Lake Keowee.

Arrival We are allowed a maximum of 25 cars for overnight camping, with a maximum of 25 people. We will be hiking approximately 2 miles to our campsite and we will setup.

Cost: $5 per person, cost covers site and supports Meetup costs. Please pay cash When we meet.

Part 1 Clinic This clinic is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to plan their own backpacking adventure.

Topics covered over the weekend trip will include: Gear selection - Sizing and weight Techniques of how to build a fire - Safety precautions and considerations - Leave No Trace principles and more.

I will be available to answer your questions as we review the basics.

Basics backpacking gear needed: Backpack Sleeping bag Sleeping pad Tent Headlamp Food Stove

Please make sure you have your basic backpacking gear, as detailed above. This will be a fun and interactive weekend in a beautiful lakeside location. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to me. See you all there.