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Backpacking Gear Junkie Course

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Backpacking Gear Junkie Course
Interested in outdoor kit? Want a good idea of what to buy and how to keep it in top condition? Join Mike Rushton from Tamarack as he takes you through this interactive day of delving into the world of outdoor gear.

Mike will take you through both clothing and equipment - demonstrating how to use it correctly and how to maintain it in the field or afterwards at home.

 - Selecting and correct fitting of a backpack
 - Sleeping systems for the ground and hammock dweller
 - Cooksets, pots and stoves
 - Clothing and layering systems
 - Water collection, filtration and purification systems
 - Backpacking foods, snacks and nibbles
 - Tents, tarps and hammocks
 - Achieving your ultimate backpack base weight
 - Addition of specialist tools such as axes, ice axes, snow shoes etc

... and much more. A knowledge packed day full of hints and tips for making that outdoor experience even better.

For a full course overview, directions and FAQs follow the link to the Backpacking Gear Junkie Course page.

 - Meet at Tamarack Outdoors at 09:00 on the Saturday, the course
   will finish around 15:00.

Additional Information
 - Maximum amount of students: 12  
 - There is a minimum age limit of 16 for this course. Anyone under the age of 18 must be
   accompanied by a parent or guardian.
 - Feel free to bring along your rucksack loaded with your usual gear. Where time allows
   Mike will look to answer any key issues you may be having with your backpacking equipment.

Terms and Conditions
Prior to booking your coruse please be aware of our full Course Terms and Conditions