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New Meetup: Backpacking 101 - The Sleep System - FREE

From: Matt
Sent on: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 9:37 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Tidewater Hampton Roads Camping & Outdoor Adventures!

What: Backpacking 101 Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Trail Talks - FREE

When: September 15,[masked]:00 PM

Requested donation: $1.00 per person

Where:
Blue Ridge Mountain Sports
303 Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757)[masked]

Trail Talks

Sept 08, 2009 ? Backpacking 101: The Sleep System

A good night's sleep is paramount to enjoying your backcountry forays. Learn all the elements needed to make your next night out a blissful sheep-counting dream. Call store for details or to sign up.

Blue Ridge Mountain Sports is once again having their annual, FREE, in-store Trail Talks series known as Backpacking 101 and 201. The classes will cover a wide range of topics from Clothing to Wilderness Safety. The classes are held every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. They are free and open to all with no reservations needed.

Our favorite series of educational classes begins Tuesday, September 8th! Once again, Mountain Hardwear is sponsoring the class series with a grand prize package giveaway just like Chris Soukup won this past spring. Come by if you'd like to learn more about hiking & backpacking, but don't know where to begin.

The classes are designed to teach or refresh new and seasoned hikers/campers the basics of what you need to know to hit the trails this year and spend more time outdoors! Whether you're a seasoned hiker, or just want to learn how to safely and comfortably enjoy the backcountry, these informative talks are for you. Come on out and meet people who love what you do...the outdoors!

These talks will be held simultaneously in all their locations. When you RSVP please mention which store you'll be attending so others from in your area will know their will be other THR Camping and Outdoor Adventure members there.

Backpacking 101

Sept. 15 The Sleep System
Sept. 22 Tents and Kitchen
Sept. 29 Clothing and Boots

Backpacking 201

Oct. 13 Women's Backpacking
Oct. 20 Packing Smarter & Lighter
Oct. 27 Trip Planning & Navigation
Nov. 3 Wilderness Safety
Nov. 10 LNT Outdoor Ethics

Store info:

Marketplace Shoppes
[masked] Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA
Phone : (757)[masked]
eMail : [address removed]

Chesterfield Towne Center
11500 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA
Phone : (804)[masked]
eMail : [address removed]

Lexington Commons
10164 West Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA
Phone : (804)[masked]
eMail : [address removed]

Hilltop North Shopping Center
1624 Laskin Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Phone : [masked]
eMail : [address removed]

First & Main Blacksburg
1560 South Main Street
Blacksburg, VA
Phone :[masked]
eMail : [address removed]

Barracks Road Shopping Center
1125 Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA
Phone : (434)[masked]
eMail : [address removed]

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/THRadventure/calendar/11264371/

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