Basics of Backpacking on the Appalachian Trail
- Group size: 25
- Instructor: REI Specialist
With over 2,000 miles between Maine and Georgia, the Appalachian Trail has a lot to offer east coast backpackers. Whether you dream of planning a longer multi-day outing or just taking a short weekend trip, REI's backpacking experts can prepare you to maximize your enjoyment on the Appalachian Trail. In this class, you'll learn what to expect from the trail, the gear that can make your trip more enjoyable, safety tips, helpful resources and next steps to consider in planning a successful hike.
31 Schenck Parkway, Asheville, NC 28803