Winter Backpacking 101

Sat, January 18 2020, 8:00 AM - Sun, January 19 2020, 4:30 PM [CST]

Dover, Tennessee, 37058, United States

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Registration closes on 01/19/2020

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Sat, January 18 2020, 8:00 AM - Sun, January 19 2020, 4:30 PM [CST]

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

Join us in the beautiful Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for this challenging but fun adventure. Enjoying the wilderness during colder weather requires the correct mindset and training. Participants will learn the essentials of staying safe and comfortable during cold weather outings this two day/one night course. This course requires an overnight stay in the wilderness and a hike approximately 10 miles in length and includes a challenging self-rescue exercise. Children 12 and older are free with a parent or guardian.

Topics Include:

  • Backpacking Essentials
  • Gear Selection
  • Clothing Basics
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Day & Night Land Navigation/Orienteering
  • Sleep & Shelter Systems
  • Fire Building
  • Intro to Wilderness First Aid
  • Hypothermia & Frostbite
  • Useful Knots & Hitches
  • Water Purification
  • Wilderness Survival Essentials & Mindset
  • Emergency Shelters

TME Training is veteran owned and operated. Our instructors have decades of experience in their fields and we provide approved training throughout the United States.

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