Women's Backpacking Basics
Free for REI Members
Free for non-members
- Group size 20 people
- Instructor REI Specialist: Chelsea
Want to take your day hikes overnight? Connect with other female hikers and REI to get an overview of backpacking planning, preparation and gear in this women's class. Learn how to choose a pack and select proper clothing and footwear. Plus, we'll give you important notes on trail etiquette and Leave No Trace principles.
It's always the season for campfires, s'mores, and spending time in nature. Join REI's expert guides for this hands-on, first look at camping. You'll practice setting up tents, get help selecting the best sleeping bag for you, and get practical experience to help you camp for the first time.