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REI Clackamas: Backpacking the Sierra to Mt. Whitney

February 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

mt whitney summit in sight - trans-sierra xtreme challenge day 6

Trans-Sierra Xtreme (TSX) Challenge Co-Founder, Chris Casado, is passionate about exploring the Sierra backcountry. He has spent countless summers camping in secluded lakes basins, crossing high alpine passes, following rushing rivers, and climbing majestic peaks. Join Chris for a presentation of his favorite trans-Sierra adventure, a week-long 75-mile journey across remote sections of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks to the summit of Mt. Whitney (14,505 feet). Learn the nuts and bolts of preparing for a multi-day backcountry trek, including gear, permits, Leave No Trace principles, and weather and safety considerations. Find out how motivated individuals of all ages can safely and confidently venture into the rugged beauty and tranquility of the Sierra.

Please RSVP: https://www.rei.com/events/backpacking-the-sierras-to-mt-whitney/portland/161464

Details

Date:
February 16, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.rei.com/events/backpacking-the-sierras-to-mt-whitney/portland/161464

Organizer

REI Clackamas
Phone:
(503) 659-1156

Venue

REI Clackamas
12160 SE 82nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97266 United States
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Phone:
(503) 659-1156