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April 2019

Lightweight Backpacking Workshop

April 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$20 – $25

As gear gets lighter and trails get longer, now is a good time to learn ways to reduce your overall pack weight for your next adventure. While updating gear to save ounces is always a viable strategy, there are ways to adjust your thinking and packing of your current gear to lighten your load. Bring your packed, trail-ready pack for an interactive gear shake-down. An REI expert will teach you hands-on skills that can make your base weight lighter today.…

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Backcountry Tents and Sleep Systems Workshop

April 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$20 – $25

Shelter and rest are critical on any backcountry adventure. There are so many varieties of tents and sleep systems out there--how can you know what's best? In this hands-on workshop, you'll get the chance to experience many different tents, sleeping bags, and more to discover the most comfortable sleeping set-up for you. We'll provide all of the equipment. No experience necessary.

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May 2019

Preparing for the Unexpected – Outdoor Emergency Basics

May 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Free

"Can you respond positively to an accident or emergency? Can you safely spend a night-or more-out?" Knowledge is Power and Preparation is Key. Every time you step into the wilderness, be prepared to help yourself and others. This program has a wealth of valuable information to better prepare you for your adventures- from a day in the state park to an extended backpacking adventure deep into the wilderness and everything in between! You will be able to more confidently enter…

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