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Pre-Trip Classes

You haven't done much camping before, and you wonder what to expect? And what should you bring with you? If you're backpacking, how do you fit your gear into a pack?

These subjects, and more, are covered in our popular Pre-Trip Classes. You learn about the selection of lightweight gear to suit your needs, and the tricks of layering clothing and choosing the right fabrics. You'll find out how to purify water and how to read a topographical map.

With concern for the environment, you'll learn the basics of low-impact camping. And you'll pick up tips on how to keep yourself safe and comfortable while roughing it.

The class emphasizes backpacking fundamentals, but novices taking other trips will benefit from it.

A Pre-Trip Class is free if you've signed up for a trip. Otherwise, the cost is $50. Contact us, and reserve a space for yourself.

  • Dates to be scheduled for 2001

If you have questions, e-mail us. (Note: We will not give out your e-mail address, phone number or mailing address to others.)


Phone: 510.849.9292
Toll-free outside California: 888.378.1978
Fax: 510.644.3811
E-mail: trips@callwild.net
Mailing address: Call of the Wild,
2519 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94708
Home URL: http://www.callwild.net
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