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Winter Campout - 1/13/17 to 1/15/17

posted Dec 27, 2016, 5:03 AM by Carl Ely
Winter Campout  -  1/13/17 - 1/15/17 (For those not attending Winter Sports trip)

Where:  Falls Lake - Rollingview Campground, Raleigh NC

Activities:
Backpacking Skills - These are essential preps for the Feb backpacking trip:
- Packing - How to pack light, where to pack everything.
- Clothes - What to consider when picking clothing.
- Water filters - Choices and how to use.
- Cooking - Food and stove choices.  Cook in small groups using backpacking stoves and lightweight foods.
- Sleeping - How to sleep warmer.
Hiking:
- Hiking on the Mountains to Sea trail.
Navigation:
- Basic topographic map reading and smart phone apps to aid in backpacking.
- Use compass on Mountain to Sea hike for rank requirements.
Fire Building Skills:
- Learn how to start and maintain a fire.
Fun:
- Free time including Capture the Flag.

 Questions: Contact ASM - Rich Kolbush, rk7395@gmail.com

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