Beginner's Overnight Backpacking at Arabia Mountain

  • Skill level: 1
  • Fitness level: 2
    Easy Active

Let us help you with your first backpacking experience. Join our instructors on an overnight trip at Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. You'll be tucked away at a special campsite, where you won't believe you're only 20 miles from downtown Atlanta. Our instructors explain how to choose and use equipment (including how to load and carry your backpack) to maximize your comfort and fun. You'll also learn about campsite selection, camp cooking, water treatment and Leave No Trace etiquette. Course includes all required gear (backpack, tent, sleeping bag, pad, stove, all cookware, trekking poles, and water filters) and food.

Gear provided by REI:

  • Backpack - Internal frame 45-65 liter pack.
  • Backpacking Stove
  • Cookset
  • Food - Camping food.
  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Sleeping Pad - Closed cell foam or self inflatable.
  • Three Season Backpacking Tent
  • Three Season Sleeping Bag - A bag rated 15 degrees plus.
  • Water Filter

2 sessions available