Backpacking 101

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Dover, Tennessee, 37058, United States

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LBL National Recreation Area, Dover, , Tennessee, 37058, United States.

Essential Outdoor Skills for Necessary Fun!

Come join us for a weekend learning adventure in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. This course is ideal for the beginning backpacker as well as the seasoned pro who wants to brush up on their skills.

You will learn how to properly plan and pack for your trip, select the right gear, and properly navigate your way through some of the most beautiful woodlands in Middle Tennessee, in an area rich in Civil War history. You will hike approximately 5-7 miles each day, with an overnight stay in the backcountry.

Topics Include:

Dressing & Packing for the Wilderness

Shelters & Sleep Systems

Nutrition & Cooking

Water Purification

Map Reading & GPS

Pace Count

Trekking Poles

Basic Wilderness First Aid

Ropes, Knots, & Rappelling

Leave No Trace Principles

Lightning Safety


Cancellation policy

No refunds for cancellation. Credit will be given towards another class of your chosing. Should you need to cancel, please contact

TME Training Inc. TME Training is a veteran owned company based in Dover, TN that provides tactical, medical, and expeditionary courses that take you outside the realm of the normal classroom environment and immerse you into an exciting and unforgettable education experience! To learn more please visit

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