Backpack Bootcamp – Feb. 6th


Date(s) - Tue, Feb. 6, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Published: 2018-01-26 12:36:29
Leaders: Paulette Gendron
Co-leader(s):
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Location:
Kenna Cartwright Park


EVENT DETAILS

*Contact the leader if you are unsure if this event is right for you.

Distance5-7kms
ClimbModerate
Terrain/TrailModerate
Off-trail Sections?no
Paceaverage/moderate
Fitness/Experience Requirementsbasic fitness required
Est. Duration1.5 hrs
Bring a lunchsee below
Meet-Up Spotsee the listing for this info       (Info on the 6 main meet-up locations)
Meet-Up Time
Carpoolingsee below
Vehicle Notes
Washroomsyes, at trailhead or nearby
Registration enabledsee below        Est. Date (if not yet):
Guests Allowedcontact the event leader
Minors Allowednot this time
Dog Friendly Event?not this time    (KHC's Dogs Policy)

Recommended Essentials - Backpacking
REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:
  • Working headlamp or flashlight
  • Spare batteries for headlamp/flashlight
  • Space Blanket and/or large garbage bag
  • Nutrition - Extra food
  • Hydration- Extra water (minimum 1 litre)
  • Insulation - Extra clothing (extra layers of clothing, and, rain, wind protection, and, toque, gloves)
  • Fire making kit (water-proof matches or lighter, fire starter or candle, waterproof container).
  • Repair kit – duct tape
  • First aid kit
  • Signalling device (whistle)
OPTIONAL ITEMS:
  • Navigation Aids (maps, route description, compass, GPS)
  • Water filter or other treatment system
  • Communication aids ( cell phone, SPOT device, two way radios)
  • Emergency shelter (bivy sack, ultra-light tarp). Note: most overnight travellers already carry a tent and/or tarp
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen, sun protection clothing, lip balm)
  • Repair kit for stove, mattress, etc.
  • Signalling device (mirror)

Registration Information

Maximum Group Size:13Available Spaces:2
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IMPORTANT -- PLEASE REVIEW
  • KHC Guidelines and Expectations
  • Members and Guests must meet the fitness and/or experience requirements for the listed event. The Event Leader retains the right to limit registration based on these requirements, if required.
  • Guests Policy - Registration, fees, and waiver
  • KHC Minors policy
  • Smartwaiver link
  • No smoking and no alcohol during KHC outings.
  • All KHC events are group events and participants are expected to stay in touch with the leader at all time.
  • The duration of the event is an estimate so if you have an appointment to make right afterwards, consider skipping this event.
  • Your Event Bookings
  • Please remember to thank your event leader.

8 thoughts on “Backpack Bootcamp – Feb. 6th

  • February 4, 2018 at 5:46 pm
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    Sorry but I have to cancel. I still have the flu.

  • February 5, 2018 at 6:01 pm
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    Janice, would you like a ride up there, since I will be driving right by your house? 🙂 My cell is 250-318-9446 if you want to get a hold of me. Deanna

  • February 6, 2018 at 12:06 pm
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    I’m very sorry to have to cancel but I’ve caught the flu. Was so looking forward to it. See you next week!

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