Get Ready to Backpack-Planning Your First Overnight

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$20 for REI Members

$40 for non-members

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  • Group size 10 people
  • Instructor REI Specialist

Learn the skills and expert tips you need to get ready to backpack! In this interactive class you will learn how to plan your first overnight backpacking trip including choosing a destination and route based on your group, equipment overview and meal planning. Get into the nitty-gritty of planning your trip to set yourself up for success in the backcountry. This course is part of our Get Ready to Backpack Series including Equipment Basics, What's Inside Your Pack, Planning your First Overnight and Planning your First Thru Hike.

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    Fairfax REI

    11950 Grand Common Ave, Fairfax, VA 22030

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