Cloudland Canyon State Park Backpacking Class

  • Fitness level : 2

    Easy Active

Beloved by locals and admired by adventurer nationwide, Cloudland Canyon State Park offers pristine wilderness, iconic Appalachian backcountry and limitless tranquility. On this overnight backpacking class at Cloudland Canyon, we'll explore tumultuous waterfalls and scenic overlooks while keeping an eye out for the critters that call this area home. We'll spend the night at a secluded campsite deep in the heart of the park. Along the way, we'll discuss the essentials of backpacking, setting up a proper campsite, loading a pack correctly, filtering water, campstove cooking techniques and offer insight into the region's history and ecosystem. This trip is perfect for those with a bit of day hiking experience, as you'll need to feel comfortable walking on uneven terrain while carrying 35lbs for two days in a row. We love exploring this region, and are pretty sure you will too!

Gear provided by REI

  • Backpack - Internal frame 45-65 liter pack.
  • Backpacking Stove
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner - Food supplied for dinner
  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Headlamp/Flashlight
  • Mug
  • Plate/Bowl
  • Sleeping Pad - Closed cell foam or self inflatable.
  • Three Season Backpacking Tent
  • Trekking Poles
  • Utensils - A good choice is the REI Campware Utensil Set
  • Water Filter
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sessions available