Walls of Jericho - Backpacking 101

December 7-8, 2019

This hike is rated easy to moderate

This is an overnight backpacking trip into the Walls of Jericho, less than an hour from Huntsville, AL! If you’re new to backpacking, or never done it at all, this adventure is for you! Your registration includes a 2-day, 1-night hike, food on the trail, two devotionals, and training on how to do backpacking right.

We’ll meet at the Walls of Jericho hiker’s trail head at 12:00 noon on Saturday and hike about 3.5 miles into our camping area. We’ll setup camp, then day hike from there back to the falls, then return to camp. On Sunday, we’ll break camp in the morning and hike another 3.5 miles uphill, finishing by around 2:00 PM.

 You’ll learn the basics of backpacking including:

  • Getting the right gear
  • How to pack your backpack
  • How to adjust a backpack
  • Selecting the right footwear
  • How to hike properly
  • How to setup camp
  • How to filter water
  • How to pack and cook meals on the trail

You can register for one of three trips using the green buttons below. If you need to rent gear, just click the purple registration, plus gear rental button.

No gear, no problem! You can rent all of your backpacking equipment from us for just $100 per person. Just click the button “Registration plus Gear Rental” and we’ll get you set up with all the essential gear you need for backpacking.

PLEASE NOTE: I do not offer refunds if you are unable to make the trip. However, you can always forward your registration to another trip. If there are less than 4 people registered, I reserve the right to cancel the trip. Also, if there is severe weather in the forecast, I may cancel the trip for your safety.

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