WHAT’S ON OFFER….
Students will learn the basics of backcountry camping in a friendly, knowledgeable environment. See spectacular mountain ranges, learn about the wildlife and local flora and fauna as you hike and of course the camping skills to go on your own! The course will include best practices needed to plan a backpacking trip and includes the following:
Packing for a backcountry camping trip/equipment/best practices
This 2 day course will spend the first morning in the classroom, with the afternoon hiking into the back country and setting up camp. The second day will be more skill learning at camp, followed by a return trip to town later that day and a final debrief.
DAY ONE – CLASSWORK
DAY ONE – IN THE FIELD
DAY TWO – IN THE FIELD
DAY TWO – BACK TO TOWN
8.00AM TO 12.00PM
REST OF THE DAY
CLASS AND DEBRIEF
A full list of the required equipment is available Here….
PETER AMANN…ACMG CERTIFIED
Peter has worked as a Mountain Guide in many ranges throughout Western Canada. He routinely works in many of the camps for the Alpine Club of Canada including 25 years in the General Mountaineering Camps. He also works with training the Canadian Military’s Search and Rescue Technicians, worked as the Avalanche Forecaster at Marmot Basin for 18 years and Lead Guide for Robson Helimagic for 6 seasons.