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Women's Backpacking Clinic - Fall 2023 - FULL



December 2-3
Pre-trip meeting November 12, 1-4pm

Join us this Fall for our Women’s Backpacking Clinic!

Intended for those who are new to backpacking, this clinic is designed to teach you a variety of skills and techniques that you can take with you on your own future adventures. We believe that our women’s clinics create a welcoming environment where you can boost your self-confidence! Our trip leaders are all certified wilderness first responders, and experienced outdoor enthusiasts. Pack Rat can provide participants with most of the gear you will need at no extra cost. You will need to be comfortable hiking around 5 miles/day on uneven terrain carrying a pack with weight.

Come explore the beautiful Ozarks with us!

Some Topics We Will Cover:
  • Navigation
  • Knots
  • Leave No Trace Ethics
  • Water Filtration/Purification
  • Backcountry Cooking
  • Proper Gear/Clothing
  • First Aid
  • Bear Hang
  • How to Pack Your Backpack

What You Need To Know:

  • Meeting: Sunday, November 12, 1-4pm
    • We will go over the gear list and some of the skills we will use on the trip.
    • The meeting is mandatory to attend the overnight trip.
  • Trip: Saturday, December 2 - Sunday, December 3, 2023
  • $75 fee
  • Location: TBD (most likely somewhere on the Ozark Highlands Trail)
  • Space is limited to 10 participants.
  • Must be 18 or older to participate.

Email Rachel at rachel@packratoc.com, visit the store, or give us a call at (479) 521-6340 for more information

If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to reach out!