REI’s Intro to Winter Camping Jan 20

REI is offering a  course if you are thinking about getting into Winter Camping. This two-part course includes a pre-trip workshop and an overnight.

The workshop will cover gear, food, shelter, and travel during a winter camping trip and is required to attend the overnight on January 30-31. For the weekend trip, the group will start on Saturday morning and head to the Baker Trail’s start at  . We will prepare our packs and head out into woods in search of a good camp spot. After setting up camp we will continue to explore the winter landscape, after which we will cook dinner, share stories around a campfire, and retire to our tents. Weather is likely to be between highs of 15 degrees and lows of -5 at night with snow – but we can’t predict this. Please come prepared with appropriate gear and your own food and cooking supplies. Price includes classroom session, overnight trip, guides and reservations.

The classroom session will be held Wednesday, January 20 at REI, Settlers Ridge, Pittsburgh PA from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

The overnight session will be held Saturday, January 30 – Sunday, January 31 departing on  Baker Trail TIME: 9:00 AM Saturday – 12:00 PM Sunday

PRICE: $25.00 Member; $34.00 non-member

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