January 25, 2020
Trail Blazer Survival School Office
205 Batesville Rd Suite 2
Plan Your Hike Firstly, this course will begin with the planning stages of your hike. Backpacking can be an extremely enjoyable experience provided you plan ahead and pack the necessities and leave the non-essentials at home. Learn how to stay hydrated, eat well, take care of your skin, especially protecting your feet on the trail. We will also give you some safety tips when backpacking, whether you are alone or in a group. Select, Organize, and Maintain Your Gear Secondly, we will cover everything you need to know about hiking gear from backpacks to tent seal. If you spend any time with thru-hikers or section hikers you learn quickly that above all it's all about the gear. From the ultralight equipment to the high-tech creature comforts innovations, you will have to decide how to outfit your next backpacking trip. What do you really need moreover how do you balance weight versus comfort? We will help you start building your system of gear in this class. Connect With Others Finally, your outdoor experience is about more than gear, clothing, and staying hydrated. Backpacking to destinations and meeting others will lead you to breath-taking wonders and experiences that will enrich your life. In this wrap-up, we will discuss experiencing your adventure on the Appalachian Trail. If you are interested in hiking the Appalachian Trail, the foothills, or just want to learn more about hiking safely and comfortably join us for this course that is unlike any other.