Backpacking 101 @ Arizona Hiking Shack, Phoenix [14 September]

Backpacking 101


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14
September
18:00 - 21:00

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Arizona Hiking Shack
3244 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85018
$25/Person (Group Size 4 — 12 People)
Call to reserve your spot or email us at [email protected] (spot is not confirmed until paid).

If you have ever wanted to backpack and camp in the wild
but just don't know how… this is the course for you.
Let us walk you through it and simplify the whole thing. We take you through every step of the process and explain, in detail, how and why things work. From tips on scrambling with a pack to digging a cat-hole, you’ll know the standards and get the pro-tips that come from years of experience.

INCLUDING:

• HIKING WITH A PACK — Dos & Don’ts
• GEAR ESSENTIALS and HOW TO PACK IT
• CAMP BASICS – Tips & Tricks
• FOOD & WATER — HOW TOs
• TIPS ON COMFORT & FUNCTION
• SAFETY

Learn the How Tos of backpacking and how to avoid the most common mistakes. After this course you’ll be able to pack like a pro and dodge the worst situations that can arise.

INCLUDES INFO PACKET & ESSENTIAL PIECE OF SAFETY GEAR

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Jon Mincks is a lifelong Wilderness advocate. Starting as an official Smokey The Bear Junior Ranger in 1971, he has studied and practiced wilderness skills and survival for over 30 years. He spent 6 years as a Living Desert Tour Guide and holds certifications in First Aid, CPR, Leave No Trace Awareness and continues study in desert survival. He has appeared as a desert safety specialist on Fox Sports, NBC, Telemundo, in The Daily Star and an upcoming documentary film.
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