​Back Country Backpacking in the Sierras

Have you ever wanted to take an extended trip to the Sierras, but weren't sure what to bring or where to go? This class will teach you what to bring, how to prepare and the best places to visit for your interests. This course is all about fun and will be capped off by a 3-day weekend in the Sierras to let you apply what you learned. Although designed for the inexperienced, those with moderate experience have commented that the course was valuable and fun. Come enjoy and experience the wonders of camping and hiking in our wonderful Sierra Mountains.

Click here to see a video of last year's backpacking trip!

This is a not-for-credit course. As such, you will not earn units and the class will not be reflected on your banner schedule or on transcripts.

Cost for Class : $100
Materials: Supplies needed for weekend trip (camping gear, food & park admission)
Instructor: Dr. Tom Lionvale
Dates & Times:
Tuesdays, September 10, 17, 24, and October 1, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Three-Day Backpacking Trip: Friday-Sunday, October 4, 5 & 6, 2013
Location: College of the Sequoias, San Joaquin Building, Room 1 ( campus map ).
Questions? Contact instructor Dr. Lionvale at 733-7442
Registration for Class:
Click here to register for this course.
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Cancellation & Refund Policy:
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Last Updated: 5/16/2013 2:24 PM