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  • Multiple Days: 03/15/2014, 05/17/2014 Congaree National Park

    Backpacking 101

    The designated wilderness area protected by Congaree National Park provides opportunities for primitive recreation and is a great place to try backpacking for the first time.  

    Learn about the essential equipment required for a beginner backpacking trip during this one hour class. Experts from the Backpacker Quality Gear will be here to explain clothing layering options, sleeping bags, tents backpacks and more. 

    If you are interested in attending, please make a reservation by calling 803-799-7571 or emailing Columbia@backpackerqualitygear.com

    This class is one of the many activities we will hold in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964. For more information on the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964, visit www. wilderness50th.org

    Location: Harry Hampton Visitor Center, Congaree National Park Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Fee Information: Free

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