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Backpacking 101: July 11-12, 2020

From USD : $25.00

Class is Available

Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12, 2020
Starting at 8:30 a.m.

Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center
located in Mitchell State Park
6087 E. M-115
Cadillac, MI 49601

Join Outdoor Skills Academy pro-staff and Lake Superior State University professor Dr. Sally Childs for an overnight hike on the North Country Trail. The group will meet at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center Saturday morning to cover the itinerary before heading out to the trailhead. No gear will be provided, but a detailed list of what to bring and other details will be provided via email prior to the hike. This will be a hike-in and hike-out scenario.

The cost for this class is $25, which includes lunch and materials.

Participation is limited to 15.


For more information contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or shawe@michigan.gov.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.

Please note: Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the class to guarantee a refund.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at Michigan.gov/OutdoorSkills.