Lightweight Backpacking Workshop

6:30 PM  –  8:30 PM

Asheville REI

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  • Group size: 3
  • Instructor: A.T. Thru-Hike David "Bread + Butter"

As gear gets lighter and trails get longer, now is a good time to learn ways to reduce your overall pack weight for your next adventure. While updating gear to save ounces is always a viable strategy, there are ways to adjust your thinking and packing of your current gear to lighten your load. Bring your packed, trail-ready pack for an interactive gear shake-down. An REI expert will teach you hands-on skills that can make your base weight lighter today. No additional gear necessary.


This is part of our Planning for the A.T. Series. Learn from our Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Experts on what you need, and what you don't. Don't forget to bring your Pack!

Asheville REI

31 Schenck Parkway, Asheville, NC 28803

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