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Never been backcountry camping? Not sure where to get started? Don’t worry. This section will tell you everything you need to know to prepare for your Learn-to Backcountry camp experience.
Saturday, August 15 to Sunday, August 16, 2015 AND Saturday, September 12 to Sunday, September 13, 2015
Minnedosa River Backcountry Campsite Site in Riding Mountain National Parks
$44.00 per participants, $22 for 16 and under
Price is per individual, regardless of the number of participants per tent.
Participants are responsible for their own transportation to Riding Mountain National Park.
AUG 15th , 2015
Arrive at Central Trail Head (Just North of the Bison Enclosure in the Lake Audy Area)
Welcome, Introductions, Prepare to Hike
Hike into Minnedosa River Campsite
Set Up Camp
Demo: Fire Starting/ How to Prepare Delicious Backcountry Meals
18:00 – 19:30
Dinner / Clean up with Bear Safe Campsite Demo
19:30 – 20:00
Backcountry Gear Demo
Wolf Howl Hike
21:00 – 22:00
Campfire Program – Songs of Riding Mountain
Campfire Snacks – Bannock, Smores and More!
AUG 16th , 2015
8:00 – 09:30
09:30 – 10:30
Take Down Tents & Pack-up
10:30 – 12:00
Hike Out to Trail Head / Vehicles with Snacks Enroute
*Please remember you will have to carry all these items 4 km in and out of the campsite, try to pack light.
This is a rain or shine event.
Space is limited so reservations are required. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cancellations received 14 days before the start of the event will be fully refunded. Should you cancel your registration less than 14 days before the start of the event, we reserve the right to retain your registration fee.