November 4, 2016 Comments Off on Backpacking!! Uncategorized

Backpacking!!

Sunset

This month we will be going backpacking in the Ouachita mountains in eastern Oklahoma! This is one of the most looked forward to campouts on our calendar. The leaves are changing and the weather is cool so get your backpacks out and let’s head out into the woods!  These mountains offer us the experience of true wilderness along the Oklahoma and Arkansas border.  The area is pristine and filled with wildlife like deer, wild turkey and bears!  We will have 2 crews, one for inexperienced backpackers and one for experienced ones.  Preparing for this trip is very important. Please see the notes below.

 

Where: Ouachita National Forest outside Talihina, OK1268308736-themistyhills_300

When: Friday November 11 to Sunday November 13

Departure: November 11 at 5pm at Trinity

Return: November 13 at 4pm at the shed

Equipment List:

Click here for Equipment List

Important note: Pack light here is a link for how to pack for a backpacking trip

https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/loading-backpack.html

Bring your loaded backpack to Monday’s meeting for the shakedown!

Click here to sign up!

Comments are closed.