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Mon, Jan 02


San Francisco

NorCal Ruck

This day-long event is designed for all sorts of backpackers (from novice to expert) to prepare themselves for the hiking season.

NorCal Ruck
NorCal Ruck

Time & Location

Jan 02, 7:00 PM

San Francisco, 500 Terry A Francois Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA

About the Event

Group Presentations about:

- How not to die/Things that can kill you

- Leave No Trace and Trail Town Etiquette

- Lightweight and Ultralight Gear

Breakout Sessions include:

- Navigating Maps and Apps

- Food and Resupply

- Budgeting and Finances for a hike

- Women-specific hiking

- Self-care and post-trail re-entry

Trail-specific breakout sessions (based on attendee interest):

- Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail, Continental Divide Trail, John Muir Trail, Tahoe Rim Trail, Sierra High Route, Camino de Santiago, Te Araroa, Pacific Northwest Trail, Grand Enchantment Trail, Low to High Route and more

Personal Pack Shakedowns (bring your kit!)

Register now to save your spot. Breakfast bites and amazing BBQ lunch provided.

Free parking is available at Camp Herms. The camp is also accessible from El Cerrito del Norte BART station via Bus #7. 

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