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REI Fremont

April 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Trans-Sierra Hike to Mt. Whitney

Co-founder of Trans-Sierra Xtreme (TSX) Challenge, 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.

Details

Date:
April 28, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Organizer

REI Fremont
Phone:
(510) 651-0305

Venue

REI Fremont
43962 Fremont Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94538 United States
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Phone:
(510) 651-0305