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Backcountry Basics

  • Wild Rock Outfitters 169 Charlotte Street Peterborough, ON, K9J 2T7 Canada (map)

Backcountry Basics

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Location: TBD

Time: 10am-4pm, 6 hours total

Cap size: 18 participants

Cost: $85 per person


Wild Rock Outfitters and The Land: Canadian Adventures are once again teaming up to bring you some wilderness fun! This time we are kicking things up a notch with a full 6 hour backcountry camping workshop. Bretton, Briagh, and the wonderful guides at The Land will take you into the backcountry providing a hands on, informative, fun workshop providing you with the fundamentals to make your wilderness experience a positive one. This workshop is ideal for those who are looking to learn how to camp or would like some handy tips for setting up the perfect camp site.

Workshop will cover the following topics:

·         Boat Lifts and Carry

·         Portaging

·         Paddling Basics

·         Packing Tips and Tricks

·         Packing a boat: Making Camp

·         Tents and Tarps Building Campfires

·         Food and Cooking Hanging your Food Water Purification

·         Building Campfires

·         Safety and risk management

·         First aid basics

·         Trip Planning



Earlier Event: July 22
Backcountry Cooking Clinic
Later Event: August 11
ORKCA Basic Canoeing Level 1