Introduction to Wilderness Backpacking and Camping
This is a hike sponsored by the City of Coquitlam. Information on registration to be supplied soon.
This two step program is intended to give the novice or inexperienced backpacker a chance to learn about no trace wilderness camping. If backpacking is new to you or you want to brush up on your camping skills this is the program for you. Day one will be an evening information session and slide show. Day two will be a local hour and half hike to where we set up a mock camp and return the same day. We will discuss all aspects of no trace camping which include: equipment, food preparation and storing, hiking tips, reducing pack weight and possible trips.
Wed. May 20, 6:30 to 8:30pm Evening slide show and information session. Everyone brings their backpack.
Sun. May 24, 8am to 3pm A local hour and half hike with overnight gear to where we set up a mock camp and return the same day.
Please contact Ian (604.939. 4039) for more info.
Have a look at the City of Coquitlam website coquitlam.ca/outdoors
Register or for information at 604-927-4386