Intro to Backpacking


Have you always wanted to find a campsite off the beaten path?  To get away from the RV's and highway noise that plagues most drive-up campsites?  It sounds like learning to backpack might be your best bet!  Join our veteran instructors for an introduction to the wide range of skills needed to competently pack your home on your back (and make sure you can still lift it), and to learn how to travel and camp efficiently in pristine places.

Trip Dates: September 30 - October 2, 2022

WSU Student Cost: $60

WSU Faculty/Staff Price: $90

General Public Price: $120

Registration Deadline: Tuesday Septamber 27, 6pm

Mandatory Pre-trip Meeting: Tuesday Septamber 27, 6pm  WSU Outdoor Program

Location: Ogden's Backyard!  The route may change based on conditions and leadership, but the current plan is to hike over Ben Lomond from North Fork to the North Ogden Divide.

Skill Level: Beginners are welcome and encouraged to join!

Fitness Level: Moderate/Strenuous physical activity

Age: 18+

Transportation: Will be provided with cost of registration

Equipment Provided: Activity specific equipment and group meals will be provided. Personal clothing, footwear, and equipment is the participants responsibility.



Please register at or before pre-trip meeting


1352 Village Dr, Ogden, UT, 84408 

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