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REI San Diego: Backpacking the Sierra to Mt. Whitney

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join TSX Challenge co-founder Chris Casado for an inspirational and informative talk on Backpacking the Sierra to Mt. Whitney, hosted by REI San Diego.

Get inspired to hike Mt. Whitney. Chris Casado, co-founder of the Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge has spent countless summers camping in secluded lakes basins, crossing high alpine passes, following rushing rivers, and climbing majestic peaks. Join Chris for a digital presentation of his favorite high Sierra adventure, a week-long 75-mile journey across remote sections of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks to the summit of Mt. Whitney. Learn the nuts and bolts of planning a multi-day backcountry trek, including gear, permits, weather and safety considerations, Leave No Trace principles, and protecting your food from bears. Find out tips for making a wilderness adventure of this magnitude a rewarding experience for all ages.

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Details

Date:
March 8
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/backpacking-the-sierra-to-mt-whitney-san-diego-ca-tickets-31362969486

Organizer

REI San Diego
Phone:
(858) 279-4400

Venue

REI San Diego
5556 Copley Dr , San Diego, CA 92111 + Google Map
Phone:
(858) 279-4400