SFI: Backpacking & Outdoor Skills 101

Learn the basics of when, where, and how to backpack! We’ll cover everything you need to confidently head outside with your house on your back, including: preparation, foundational outdoor skills, gear choices, way-finding, camp site selection and set up, maximizing safety/dealing with emergencies, and how to practice Leave-No-Trace. Gain a solid introduction through a provided video primer, then get hands-on instruction from an expert backpacker during a weekend overnight at SFI, where you can practice your skills on the ground. Families/Kids 12+ encouraged! (Minors must be accompanied by an adult.) Single Adults $135, Sliding Scale for Families $20-$135/person


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