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Backcountry Basics 4

Five-day backpacking trip in the Opal Creek and Bull of the Woods Wilderness for 10-12 year olds.
Where:Jawbone Flats
When: Aug 20, 2017 10:00 AM to Aug 25, 2017 05:00 PM
Contact: Janelle Hammerstrom
Phone: 503-892-2782
Email: jhammerstrom@opalcreek.org
On the web: http://www.opalcreek.org/calendar-event/backcountry-basics-4/
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ages 10-12
Average daily mileage: 4

This backcountry adventure will focus on the skills needed to be a comfortable, competent, and happy hiker. We’ll spend a day in Jawbone Flats planning and preparing, then we’ll hit the trail to experience first-hand how to take care of ourselves and each other in the wilderness. Camp cooking, wilderness medicine, leadership, and communication skills are all a part of the curriculum, and, of course, swimming! Backcountry Basics is perfect for all skill levels, especially first-timers.

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