Wilderness Basics


This course introduces people to camping and backpacking in the wilderness. Ten evenings of lectures on a wide variety of essential topics that include weather, wilderness ethics, food, medicine, and a vast range of equipment do's and don'ts to ensure not only survival, but comfort while backpacking. After lectures on desert and mountain travel, students accompany leaders on four weekend outings into the mountains, the desert, and even the snow in groups of 10 - 15 people. Groups range in ability from beginners to experienced backpackers. Upon completing this class, students feel safe and and work to preserve our wild heritage. Fees include book and compass.
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For class and outing schedule go to: http://wbc.sierraclubncg.org/schedules/




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San Pasqual High School
Alai 1/8 - 3/19 Tu 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM $145.00