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Backpacking 101

Do you dream of adventures on the trail but don’t know where to start?

Join our half-day Backpacking 101 workshop and begin achieving those dreams!

This workshop will begin at Middle Cove Beach in St. John’s, NL. Registrants will receive an email with more details.

This workshop is designed to give you the essentials to getting started with an overnight backpacking adventure.

You will learn how to:

  • Plan & prepare for a trip
  • What equipment to bring, how to choose wisely, and what isn’t necessary
  • Setting up your campsite & fire starting
  • Navigation & Safety
  • Backpacking etiquette (Leave No Trace)
  • Food, water, & nutrition

This half-day workshop is designed to give you a glimpse into a backpacking experience. Participants are encouraged to bring the gear that they have as they will go be able to practice as they go.

We will be hiking a total approx. 10kms (there and back) with our gear, setting up and taking down a campsite, and hiking back!

You will need snacks, water (1 lt. minimum), good hiking shoes/boots, comfortable clothing, and be ready for Adventure!


May 10 2021


10:00 am - 2:00 pm



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