Ultralight Backpacking Talk Sponsored by the Appalachian Ohio Sierra Club, May 2nd

How Much Does Your Backpack Weigh?

presented by

The Appalachian Ohio Sierra Club

Athens Community Center
701 E. State St.

Athens, OH 45701

Thursday May 2, 2013

Vicky Mattson on the PCT

Vicky Mattson, experienced thru hiker, Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador and local Sierra Club trip leader will do an interactive program on thru hiking strategies and Ultralight backpacking. Participants should bring their own gear to the meeting we will weigh our stuff and discuss what is really needed on a long hike. She will also demonstrate some UL gear from Gossamer Gear and other lightweight manufacturers this program will be a huge benefit if you would like a chance to lighten your load or are interested in a long hike like the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail.

Participants will be invited on an overnight backpacking trip in May.

If you have questions about this program please contact Vicky “Mamamoab” Mattson vicky.mattson@gmail.com.

You can also see some of Vicky’s photos and trip experiences on her blog vickyandjay.blogspot.com

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