Primitive Backpacking Weekend

Wolf Rock’s Trail, Forbes State Forest

October 27th – 28th, 2018

Take your outdoor skills to the next level. For those who love the backcountry and sleeping in a tent, shelter, or hammock. Cooking over an open fire and relying on natural resources. Our Primitive Camping Weekend is for all levels of experience. We’ll teach you the basics of primitive camping.

In general, primitive camping is defined as being without neighbors, electricity, running water, bathroom facilities and, often times, cell service. You camp in a remote location and provide everything for yourself.

We will cover the following: setting up camp, meal prep, and cooking, fire, water purification, Leave No Trace, what gear is needed versus what is NOT needed, how to handle unexpected emergencies, building your own cooking system using resources around you, and more.

We will provide the food for cooking. Each participant will be required to cook their own meals. Cooking will be done over an open fire using various cook systems taught by the HBF Outdoors, LLC. staff.

COST PERSON: $60.00

Space is limited to the first 6 people to register.

Required gear for this event:

  • Tent, tarp or hammock
  • Sleeping bag or wool blanket
  • Knife and ax
  • Warm clothing
  • Fire starting kit (ferrocerium rod, flint & steel, lighter or matches)
  • Stainless steel water bottle & water filtration system
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Mess kit (stainless steel)
  • Cordage (paracord, jute twine, or bank line)
  • Notepad & pencil/pen
  • Backpack

    DEPOSIT AND CANCELLATION POLICY

    A 25% deposit is required at the time of your reservation. If we have to cancel (for reasons of safety, unsafe weather, etc.), we will refund your deposit in full. If you cancel less than 72 hours from your scheduled departure date, you would forfeit the deposit.

    We do not provide transportation.

    All HBF Outdoors, LLC. events and trips are for 18+ years of age. Each participant must fill out and sign a liability and medical waiver before taking part in any HBF Outdoors, LLC, event or trip.

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