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Basic Backpacking PCT Val Ross WAITLIST ONLY

Sat Apr 07, 7:00 AM - Sun Apr 08, 7:00 PM PDT
Pacific Crest Trail
Camping & Outdoors
Cadette, Senior, Ambassador
Connect everything you learned in the training class with the practical experience of backpacking along the Pacific Crest Trail. Walk through the forest, camp along a stream, see some amazing rock formations and hike in Southern California’s amazing chaparral and desert landscapes. You’ll put all your backpacking knowledge — gear, clothing, trip and food planning, and safety — into action, and hit the trail feeling courageous, confident and self-sufficient. All participants will earn the Basic Backpacking patch.

Classroom Training: March 3, 2018, Balboa campus, 7:00am - 5:00 pm.
Day Hike: March 4, 2018, Mount Laguna, Time: TBD.
Pre-trip meeting: March 29, 2018, Balboa Campus, 6:00 pm.
Pack Checks: April 4 or 5, 2018, Balboa Campus 6:30-9:00 pm.
Trip: April 7-8, 2018.

Cancellation Policy: Refund and transfer requests must be submitted in writing prior to the registration deadline listed on the activity. No refunds or transfers will be issued after the registration deadline has passed unless the event is cancelled by council staff.