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June 2019

Lightweight Backpacking Workshop

June 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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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

June 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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Austin Downtown REI, 601 N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703 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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Backcountry Navigation With A Map & Compass – Level 1

June 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT
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One event on June 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

Reimers Ranch Park, 23610 Hamilton Rd.
Dripping Springs, TX 78620 United States
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$79 – $89

During this field outing, our instructors will help you understand the information provided on your map, the proper use of your compass and how to put the two together while planning your trip and on the trail. We will cover the tricks of the trade relating to back country navigation as we apply our knowledge on the trail establishing a route, navigating the route and making necessary adjustments in the field. * Learn how to read topographic lines and other…

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