Park Ranger to learn the basics of backpacking and why preparation is key to
any successful hike. Learn how to
properly plan for your adventure, including logistical aspects from equipment
needed, to food and transportation. East Ridge Outfitters of West Reading
will have some different styles of backpacks to show and demonstrate, as well
as essentials you should have in your pack for any trip. Create a backpacking checklist, and learn how
to properly pack your backpack. Then we
will use our skills on a moderate hike around the trails of Antietam Lake
Park. Wear good hiking shoes, and bring
along water for this rain or shine workshop.
program, but pre-registration is required by September 11th to
610-374-2944 ext. 2611.