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Backpacking 101 (5/15/2018)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Learn
Event Location: Mill Woods Town Centre Professional Building : 6204-28 Avenue
Date(s) & Time:Tue, May 15 2018  7:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, May 14 2018 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1.5 - 2 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Coordinator(s): Lynn F
Susan D
Rob K
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:12
Number Registered So Far: 17 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Don't be a Sally and bring your curling iron
Don't be a Sam and bring your suitcase
Don't be a Joe and bring brand new cookware still in the box
Don't be a Nikki and bring brown rice
Don't be a Judy and dawdle with with your heavy bottle
Don't be a Frank and set up up your tent in the dark
Don't be a Mary and suffer with brand new boots

While the above may sound like common sense you may be surprised to know there is a true story behind each statement.

This evening's event will start with an overview on basic need to know on backpacking such as how to choose a pack, how to pack a pack, what to bring and more.

You will then have an opportunity to see a variety of different equipment that the coordinators use and ask questions.

Bring your questions and enthusiasm.

This evenings session will be held at the Mill Woods Town Centre PROFESSIONAL BUILDING north of the Mill Woods Town centre Mall.

Required Items to Bring:
note pad
pencil or pen
Lots of questions
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive around the the back of the Millwoods Professional Building there is lots of parking. Walk to the front and ring the door bell and someone will come to the door. Or ph or text me at 780 222 1886 if you are having trouble.


- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in EOC events.
- Please scroll through and read the entire online waiver when you sign up.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!