American Long Distance Hiking Association - West

Inland NW Ruck

  • 06 Apr 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Eagles #4080, 1520 West Wyoming Ave, Hayden, Idaho 83835
  • 76


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  • non-member pricing
  • for members of PNTA, ITA. Get the discount code from your organization!

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5th Annual Inland NW Ruck

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

Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks provided

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

2019 Schedule

8:00 - 8:45: Check-in coffee and bagels

8:45 - 9:00: Welcome and housekeeping items, Vendor introductions

9:00 - 9:45: How not to die (full group presentation)

10:00 - 12:00: Breakouts (3x40 minute sessions. Participants choice)

Check out vendors & Associations

Pack shakedowns

Navigation, maps, apps

Lightweight Gear and hiking styles

Women’s specific

Self care

12:00 - 12:45: Lunch

1:00 - 1:30: LNT (Full group presentation)

1:30 - 2:00: Avalanche & Snow Safety (Full group presentation)

2:00 - 4:00: breakouts (3x40 minute sessions. Participants choice)

Check out venders & Associations

Pack shakedowns-

Pacific NorthWest Trail

Oregon Desert Trail

Continental Divide Trail

John Muir Trail

Pacific Crest Trail

Idaho Centennial Trail

Wonderland Trail

Finances - Budgeting and funding your hike, how to quit your job?


4:00 - 4:15: Wrap Up and short presentation about ways to give back and get involved

4:20-6:30 Social time with ALDHAWest Beverages and snacks

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