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Wednesday, 14 November 2012 00:00

Backpacking 101 held Nov. 17 in Cullowhee

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Novice outdoor adventurers can learn the basics of wilderness excursion at a 45-minute workshop beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Jackson County Recreation Center in Cullowhee.

Participants will learn about how to pack a backpack; proper attire to wear in the wilderness; what food to eat; and water purification systems. The class will also focus on trail and waterfall safety.

The class is free and intended for ages 8 and up. Attendance is limited to the first 10 to register and participants should bring their own gear.

828.293.3053 or www.jacksonnc.org/parks-and-recreation.

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