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Long Distance Backpacking

  • From: January 29, 2014 - February 05, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Location: U of U - Continuing Education - Annex Rm TBA
  • Address: 1901 East South Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • Admission:

    $49

  • Contact: University of Utah - Continuing Education: Lifelong Learning
  • 801-587-5433
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Are you ready for a long distance backpack trip like the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, or the Continental Divide Trail? In this course you will learn to gear-up for a month or more as a light, but prepared backpacker. Learn the secrets of long distance hiking with tips on how to manage pack weight, food supply, and communication; as well as preparing for the different conditions that may be present on different trails. Concerns regarding safety, weather and medical emergency can vary widely and will be addressed in this course.

To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit
lifelong.utah.edu. 

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