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Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class training, you will pack your backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and put your knowledge into practice with an optional overnight backpacking trip in the forest. Loaner gear available. Class Dates: April 1, 8, 15, 22 from 6-8pm. Overnight trip April 25, 9:00am returning April 26 apx 2:00pm. Visit: islandfordadventures.com to sign... Read More
Women’s Backpacking Weekend Workshop and Trip (postponed)

Women’s Backpacking Weekend Workshop and Trip (postponed)

An introductory backpacking workshop for all ages and all fitness levels. This workshop and backpacking trip is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class training, you will pack your backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and put your knowledge into practice with an optional overnight backpacking trip in the forest. Loaner gear available. Full-day workshop on Friday, April 17, followed by an overnight backpacking trip on April 18-19. Visit: islandfordadventures.com to sign... Read More
Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class training, you will pack your backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and put your knowledge into practice with an optional overnight backpacking trip in the forest. Loaner gear available. Class Dates: April 1, 8, 15, 22 from 6-8pm. Overnight trip April 25, 9:00am returning April 26 apx 2:00pm. Visit: islandfordadventures.com to sign... Read More
GUIDED WILDFLOWER HIKE (cancelled)

GUIDED WILDFLOWER HIKE (cancelled)

Come with us and celebrate the extraordinary biodiversity of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This easy hike will be an exploration of the wildflowers currently in bloom in Pisgah National Forest. We will hike on easy terrain and move slowly so we can examine and appreciate the foliage around us. Sara Freeman, environmental educator and wildflower enthusiast will join us and share her knowledge and passion for spring ephemerals. We will meet in the Lowe’s parking lot near the retention pond. Come prepared to hike in any weather. Wear comfortable shoes that protect your feet, bring a rain jacket and water. Book through the Island Ford Adventures... Read More
Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

Women’s Backpacking Class and Overnight Trip (postponed)

An introductory backpacking course for all ages and all fitness levels. This class is for women who want to deepen their connection to the wilderness and build their confidence in the outdoors. Learn the basics from trip planning, equipment selection, camp craft, nutrition and camp cooking, shelter and site selection, map reading, and outdoor ethics. Students are encouraged to take a hands-on approach and learn cooperatively with their classmates, sharing their experience and enthusiasm. At the end of the in-class training, you will pack your backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and put your knowledge into practice with an optional overnight backpacking trip in the forest. Loaner gear available. Class Dates: April 1, 8, 15, 22 from 6-8pm. Overnight trip April 25, 9:00am returning April 26 apx 2:00pm. Visit: islandfordadventures.com to sign... Read More