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Hiking and Backpacking with Ed Erbland (Adventure Begins at Your Library)

Hiking and Backpacking with Ed Erbland (Adventure Begins at Your Library) In-Person

Please join NYS Guide Ed Erbland for Part 1 of a three part series on Hiking and Backpacking.


This first class is open to all levels: to those beginning their hiking and as an enhancer to the more experienced hiker.  The class will include:


The Benefits of Outdoor Activities
10 Essentials of Hiking
7 Leave No Trace Principles
Equipment Overview
Basic Navigation
Injury Prevention
Trail Nutrition and Hydration


(We will not be hiking during this class.)


Ed Erbland is a New York State-licensed outdoor guide in the disciplines of fishing, hiking and camping. His team also offers gear outfitting services and provides outdoor education classes on various topics. He runs The Outsiders - Outdoor Guide Services, a local owner-operated small business.


(photo: summit of Cascade Mountain, Adirondack Park, NY: 44°13′07″N 73°51′38″W)

Saturday, June 1, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Central - Kusler-Cox Auditorium
Central Library
  All Ages  
  Department - Arts & Literature  

Registration is required. There are 26 seats available.


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