Backpacking 2.0 - May Cohort

Berkeley, CA, USA

May 9 - 23, 2022
Group size: 1 - 25
Backpacking 2.0 - May Cohort
Berkeley, CA, USA

May 9 - 23, 2022
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

The Backpacking 2.0 course is an educational course intended to help participants backpack smarter, lighter, easier, and more mindfully.  

Our core curriculum is covered in 2 to 3 sessions:

  1. DESTINATION: Planning efficiently 
  2. GEAR: Bringing only the right gear
  3. FOOD: Eating well

Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 10 per cohort to facilitate meaningful discussions and individual attention. Many of our course alumni become lifelong friends and backpacking trip mates.

Classes take place  in our open-air classroom in Berkeley, CA, or over Zoom video conference.

What’s included

  • 3 core learning modules
  • 3-hour workshop
    Either in Berkeley, CA or over interactive web session
  • 4 video check-ins
  • Expert Office hours
  • Access to gear library
  • Exclusive gear deals
  • Trip planning templates

Available Packages

Course A

May 9

May 14

May 16

Course B

jun 1

jun 2

jun 2



Module 1

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