Sat, Dec 05 | Lost Maples State Natural Area

Intro to Backpacking Trip!

This is a camping trip designed for first time backpackers. We will go over the basics of hiking and will teach you the skills you need to go backpacking on your own!
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Intro to Backpacking Trip!

Time & Location

Dec 05, 2020, 10:00 AM – Dec 06, 2020, 3:00 PM
Lost Maples State Natural Area, 37221 RM 187, Vanderpool, TX 78885, USA

About the event

Due to COVID-19, we will be limiting the capacity of this trip to 4 guests and 1 guide. We will require face coverings while within 6 feet of each other or during group activities. We will have a hand washing station and hand sanitizer available throughout the whole trip. If you need us to take any extra precautions, please let us know in advance, so you can feel comfortable and safe!

During this trip, we will teach you the following skills:

-How to pack a backpack

-Backpacking Vs. Camping

-LNT

-How to cook and do camp dishes

-Camp Hygiene

We will also have two additional hikes planned and other camp games ready. We will provide 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, and some snacks. All of our meals will be vegetarian (and can be made vegan and gluten-free if necesary). If you require meat in your diet, we recommend bringing some canned tuna, chicken, or jerky. We will send out a meal plan, and a packing list once we are closer to the event. Please reach out to us with any questions you might have!

Itinerary:

Saturday

10:00am - Arrival and Meet & Greet

11:00am - How to pack your backpack

11:30am - Backbacking vs. Camping

12:00pm - Lunch - Sweet Potato & Kale Salad

1:00pm - Hike to Camp

3:00pm - Set Up Camp

4:00pm - Afternoon Talks - LNT and  Water Filtration

5:00pm - Camp Kitchen and Dinner - Fancy Ramen

7:30pm - Evening Talks -  Personal Hygiene and Outdoor Advocacy 

9:00pm - Reflection on the day

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Sunday

8:00am - Breakfast - Oatmeal with all the fixin's

9:00am - Camp Breakdown

10:00am - Hike Out

11:30am - Mindfulness Minutes on the Trail

1:00pm - Lunch by the cars - 

2:00pm - Wrap up with Rose, Bud, Thorn

** We will also have a variety of snacks, including breakfast bars, cookies, fruit, and chips. 

***In addition to your ticker, you are responsible for a $6 per person entrance fee to Lost Maples State Natural Area. You must check in and pay this fee at the check in booth. 

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