American Long Distance Hiking Association - West

Inland NW Ruck

  • 03 Mar 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Eagles #4080, 1520 West Wyoming Ave, Hayden, Idaho 83835
  • 74

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4th Annual Inland NW Ruck

Join us for a fun day learning about all things long-distance hiking!

Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, and happy hour beer provided!

Be sure to bring your full backpacking kit if you'd like a pack shakedown.

2018 Schedule

8:00 - Doors open

8:30 - 8:40 - President’s Welcome

8:40 - 8:55 - In Celebration of the National Trails Act

8:55 - 9:05 - Partner Organizations

Planning Your Hike

9:10 - 9:40 - Time & Budget Panel Discussion

9:40 - 10:20 - Trail Breakout Session 1 - PCT, PNT, Wonderland, ICT

10:20 - 10:50 - Food and Resupply Panel Discussion 

10:50 - 11:30- Trail Breakout Session 2 - PCT, PNT, Wonderland, ICT

11:30 - 12:15 - Gear Panel Discussion

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch and pack shakedowns

Life on Trail

1:00 - 1:30 - LNT and Town Etiquette

1:30 - 2:00 - Things That Can End Your Hike and Expectation Management

2:00 - 2:10 - break

2:10 - 2:40 - Safety: steam crossings, water treatment , food storage in bear country

3:00-3:45 - Savoring the Experience - How the trail has changed people, relationships formed along the trail, connecting post-hiking, living beyond the trail.

3:45 - 4:00 - Raffle

4:00 - Closing to Social Hour



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