*Please note: This publication must be ordered from the University of Minnesota Extension. See below for contact information.
In this advanced project, plan a backpacking trip, including selecting and adjusting a backpack, selecting group backpacking gear, selecting and using a backpacking tent, and planning the meals and menu; design a non-tent backpacking shelter; share responsibilities for campsite tasks; research various environments; conduct a backpacking pyramid; develop a personal conditioning program; orient a map and use triangulation; provide vital information to a rescue team; and more.
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