Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Trip Planning
Description: This class is designed to give the prospective Appalachian Trail (AT) hiker and backpacker a solid foundation for planning a trip on the trail. We'll teach you the logistics behind a hiking or backpacking trip. We'll focus on trip planning skills for: day hikes, section hikes, and thru hikers. Learn some basic resources and tips to get you started on your trip planning.
Skills you'll learn:
- To articulate some of the logistical challenges when planning AT Hiking
- To share 3 new resources for trip/route planning
- To discuss 3 reasons that it is important to have an AT map when route planning
- Share Leave No Trace principles