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Backpacking Light Wilderness Skills I - Lightweight Backpacking (WS1-LWB)


Backpacking Light Wilderness Skills I - Lightweight Backpacking (WS1-LWB)

WS1-LWB provides an introduction to lightweight backpacking philosophy, techniques, and gear (3 days).

Course Overview

Learn how to enjoy the wilderness with more efficient and effective techniques, and a pack that is lighter than what you thought was possible -- all this while increasing your safety, comfort, fun, and appreciation of the wilderness around you.

WS1-LWB provides an introduction to the latest advances in lightweight backpacking gear and techniques, including packing systems, sleep systems, cooking systems, clothing systems, shelter systems, and more.

Welcome Packet

Backpacking Light Wilderness Trekking School Welcome Packet The Welcome Packet is a course overview sent to students upon sign-up. It provides all the information you need to know what to expect of the course from gear, possible weather conditions, terrain, et al.

Curriculum

Please review the Wilderness Trekking Curriculum, which focuses on a mix of basic and intermediate skills.

Course Logistics

WS1-LWB starts with a morning classroom session in the comfort of the Gold Pan Room in Jackson, WY. Then, you and your course mates embark on a 3-day, 2-night journey so you can practice and learn new skills in a real backcountry environment. We'll end your course back at our classroom.

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Intended Audience: Backpackers of any experience level are welcome to take this course. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Start/End: Gold Pan Room in Jackson, WY
  • Fly In/Out: Jackson, WY (Airport Code: JAC)
  • Trekking Locale(s): Bridger-Teton National Forest

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