A two-day/one-night introduction to backpacking at Allegheny State Park/National Forest North Country Trail. Session III puts into practice the elements learned in TBI and TBII and introduces further skills, such as water purification in the backcountry; the use of bear-resistant food containers for proper food storage; and traveling completely self-contained. Participants will be required to attend a pre-trip orientation where fitting and packing backpacks will be covered, along with specific trip gear requirements, trip itinerary, and trip menu planning.
*Prerequisite – must have taken TBI and TBII.
Pre-trip meeting required.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017