Are you ready to step into overnight backpacking adventures? Do you dream of spending your nights under the stars? This three-hour course will teach you how to select and size overnight backpacks, pitch your tent, filter water, manage your backcountry kitchen, safely store food, and so much more. You’ll have a chance to put your hands on some of the latest, greatest, and lightest-weight gear on the market. You’ll learn what to pack for your own adventures - and how to do it! - and what to leave at home. Our goal is to make you a prepared, responsible, and confident backpacking rockstar.
Join us to plan bigger adventures, more miles on the trail, and endless nights under the stars. Get ready to lace up those boots - the world is waiting!
About Instructor Teresa Hagerty
Teresa Hagerty is a Pacific Northwest-based hiker, backpacker, mountaineer, and experienced outdoor trip leader. She is the founder and Lead Guide of a women-focused outdoor adventure company Cascade Mountain Adventures.
Her passion is encouraging and educating outdoor adventurers to share the gift of the outdoors with everyone. She is also a Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace Trainer, and AAIRE 1 Certified. Teresa resides in Seattle with her partner. Her idea of a perfect day involves a remote mountain summit, a patch of sunlight, and a cold IPA.