This clinic is designed with beginner backpackers in mind. We can provide you with most of the gear that you will need with the exception of a few safety items, food and proper clothing and footwear. You must be comfortable hiking 5-6 miles on uneven terrain while carrying a 25 pound pack. Beyond that, you just need a willingness to learn. We have two meetings prior to the outing in order to answer questions and get your gear together for the trip. The group size is limited to 10 and the first meeting is mandatory. The fee for the clinic is $50 and is non refundable once you have registered.