American Legion Hall
**Registration is now open!
Learn all the ins and outs of backpacking, whether you are planning your first outing, a weekend or a long distance adventure. For novices as well as backpackers who want to learn about new gear and new ideas. Topics include planning your adventure, dissecting a backpack, essential gear, food and cooking, first aid, and much more. Tent and gear displays, sample literature, and books for sale. Just 15 minutes from the Swift Run Gap entrance to the beautiful Shenandoah National Park. Get ready for the upcoming spring and summer hiking season and make your hiking dream come true! The workshop includes classroom and outdoor instruction!
Comments from last year's participants -
"Good value. Excellent beginner intro"
"Real life experiences and stories help put things in perspective"
"So much information"
"The speakers are very experienced and happy to help. They will honestly answer any questions you have."
"Great opportunity to learn about so many topics concerning backpacking."