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Ohio - Women's Backpacking Basics with REI

Want to take your day hikes overnight? Connect with other female hikers and REI to get an overview of backpacking planning, preparation and gear in this women's class. Learn how to choose a pack and select proper clothing and footwear. Plus, we'll give you important notes on trail etiquette and Leave No Trace principles.


This event is hosted by GWH Ambassador Kaelin!

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! 
If you’re not a registered member, you’re more than welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become one and get apunch card of your own here: 
I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member Kit only. 

Women's Backpacking Basics
Date: May 9th 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Links / Website:
Costs Associated: FREE
Necessary Gear: NONE

Dogs: NO
Permits / Passes: NONE
Meetup Coordinates / Address: 4150 Worth Ave. Columbus, OH (REI- EASTON)
Eventbrite: No
Kids: No
Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***

Earlier Event: May 9
South Carolina - Hampton Park
Later Event: May 11
Washington - Rattlesnake Ledge