Hello, I’m Kailen Mooney! I am glad you are interested in backpacking! I have backpacked since I was about 12 and before becoming a scientist I led backpacking trips.
The purpose of these events is to provide an orientation to backpacking. In the Friday, July 16th workshop (7-8:30 PM) we will go over all of the equipment and how to use it. You can come just to that if you’re interested.
Then on Saturday morning (July 17th, 9:00 AM) we will go overnight backpacking up to Copper Lake, about a 5-mile hike each way, leaving from Gothic, returning Sunday morning (July 18th, by 11:00 AM)
** You are welcome to come to the workshop only.
** If you are experienced backpacking and have all of your own equipment you are welcome to come on the trip but not the workshop.
** If you are inexperienced backpacking and want to come on the trip then you should definitely come to the workshop.
I will help locate equipment for anyone interested in the trip. There is an approximate 10 person group limit for the backpacking trip, first come first serve. No limit on the workshop.
Email me questions (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fill out the form.