Backpacking 101 Webinar- Part 1

Backpacking 101 Webinar- Part 1

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Want to break free from crowded campgrounds and carry everything you need to survive in the backcountry? This hour-long free webinar about backpacking is for you! Whether you are an experienced backpacker or just starting out, this presentation is packed with knowledge for all backpacking levels. This is part one of a two-part series. In this webinar, we will talk about the basics needed to begin backpacking. Part 2 will cover the specific gear required and what to carry. Both webinars will be recorded and made available after. Click here to sign up for Part 2 or check out our in-person event at Lost Grove Brewing in Boise.

Topics that will be covered in this webinar:

-How to stay safe when backpacking
-10 Essentials
-Taking care of your feet
-Cooking while backpacking
-How to filter water
-Leave No Trace Principles
-Recommendations for some easy backpacking trips throughout Idaho

ITA Board Member and Crew Leader Tom Dabrowski and ITA Crew Leader Alisa Rettschlag are both highly experienced backpackers and will lead this online presentation.

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