Winter Hiking and Backpacking Basics

Outdoor Skills Workshop Series: Learn From a Search and Rescue Pro
In this series, members from Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit (RMRU) will review essential backcountry knowledge to help prepare you for your next adventure. We'll cover topics like pre-trip planning, backcountry hazard identification, dressing for the weather, and other crucial recommendations.

Winter Hiking and Backpacking Basics
November 2
Tuesday, 4 pm - 4:45 pm

Have you wanted to take backcountry travel from a three-season to a four-season activity, but are'nt sure where to begin? We'll cover the basics of winter hiking and backpacking to help you get outside year-round. We will discuss winter specific gear and clothing, snow travel, and potential hazards so you're prepared to face the cold. We'll share stories, tips and tricks, and personal recommendations along the way.


Dial-In Information

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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