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Backpacking Series
Outdoor Skills

Events Results Pending 3 of 10 seats remaining



4130 Adventure Trail, Rapid City, SD 57702


Date & Times:
Feb 18, 2023 2:00PM - 3:00PM CST
Feb 24, 2023 5:30PM - 7:00PM CST
Feb 25, 2023 10:00AM - 5:00PM CST

About this Event:

Please note: Class start times are posted in Central Daylight Time but this class is set to start at Mountain Daylight Time.

If you are interested in learning the basics to take your camping trips to the next level, this class is for you. This class will cover all the basic gear you need to consider when going out. Then come with us on a day’s backpacking trip. This is a 3-part class with a day hike on Saturday to set up a camp.


Organized by:

Louise Swanson

Cancellation Policies:

If you are no longer planning on attending this class, please cancel your registration so that those on the waiting list will have a chance to attend.

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Minimum Age Policies:

Maximum Age Policies:

There are no maximum age policies


About the Program


Learn how to kayak/canoe, cook in the outdoors, cross-country ski, snowshoe, and survive in the wilderness.
These courses introduce folks to practical skills for enjoying South Dakota’s landscape.  Classes include kayak and canoe classes on flat and moving bodies of water, skills for how to start a fire and cook on an open fire, and skills for wilderness survival.  During the winter months, these courses also include snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.