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.
Dressing & Packing for the Wilderness
Shelters & Sleep Systems
Nutrition & Cooking
Map Reading & GPS
Basic Wilderness First Aid
Ropes, Knots, & Rappelling
Leave No Trace Principles