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Winter Backpacking

When: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Backpacking season doesn't have to end once the temperature drops. Learn how you can enjoy the colder weather and winter backpacking both safely and comfortably. Join Reach Your Summit owner and guide Mat Jobin for a fun, informative and interactive presentation drawn from Mat's personal experience out on the trails and in the mountains. Enjoy a show-and-tell of gear and learn about topics such as Trip Planning, Choosing the Right Gear, Clothing Selection for Cold Weather, Winter Travel, Setting up Camp, How to Sleep Warm, Tips, Tricks, Methods & Safety Tips.

Mat Jobin, is the founder, owner, and guide for the adventure travel company Reach Your Summit. As a guide since 2010, Mat has led hundreds of trips for individuals, business groups, and families. For more information on trips with Mat, please visit Reach Your Summit.

 

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center.
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.