Hiking the Appalachian Trail - Food and Equipment

6:30pm8:00pm

Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

Registration closed

Overview

  • Group size 25 people
  • Instructor REI Specialist

Whether you are thru hiking or just taking a short weekend trip, REI Outdoor School can help you prepare for your next trip on the Appalachian Trail. In this class, we will discuss details of food and equipment selection, including picking the right clothing/layers, and gear details. You'll learn everything from selecting the right tent for the right conditions to smaller items such as , "should we hike with gaiters". We'll discuss food and calorie needs for the trail, river and stream crossings, and risk management in adverse weather conditions.

    Notes

    This is another in our series of presentations for thru hikers!

    Activity location

    Milford REI

    1587 Boston Post Rd, Milford, CT 6460

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