Backpacking Basics


Free for REI Members

Free for non-members


  • Group size 24 people
  • Instructor REI Specialist

REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear. Plus, we'll give you important notes on trail etiquette and Leave No Trace principles. Let REI help you understand what you need to reach your destination.

    Activity location

    Woodbridge REI

    15200 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge, VA 22191

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