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Backpacking for Beginners (Adults only)
Outdoor Skills

Registration Open 19 of 30 seats remaining



4500 South Oxbow Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57106


Date & Times:
Jul 27, 2024 10:00AM - 11:30AM CST

About this Event:

Backpacking for beginners is a class for people of all ages who are
interested in learning more about the activity. Led by SD Master
Naturalist Tristan Tupy, this class will cover how to research a trip,
what gear is needed, backcountry safety, and places in South Dakota
to start backpacking.
Age: 16 and up, youth with adult


Organized by:

sandy richter

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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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.