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PNW Classic Backpacking - BIPOC (Beginner Friendly)
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PNW Classic Backpacking - BIPOC (Beginner Friendly)

This backpacking trip is for the Queer, Trans, Non-binary & Two-Spirit BIPOC community! Designed for the absolute beginner, and/or the seasoned hiker, you will learn the basic skills of packing, map reading, camp set up, backcountry cooking, and sleeping under the stars.  See below for further descriptions of typical backpacking days. 

Our mission is to create a safe and welcoming space for people of color.

This trip is in collaboration with Wild Diversity & Queer Nature

Location: Pacific Northwest - Exact Location TBD
Meeting Location: Portland, OR
Start Date: August 1, 2019
Meeting Time: 1pm
End Date: August 4, 2019
End Time: 4pm
Closest Airport: Portland International Airport (PDX)
Cost: $500 (Scholarships are available)
Includes: Transportation to trailhead, permits, food, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, stoves, bowls, utensils.
Doesn't Include: Personal clothing, boots, toiletries, flights

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Wild Diversity

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Queer Nature

Classic Backpacking
No prior experience needed

  • Average: 3-6 miles/day

  • Lunch: 30-40 minutes

  • Breaks: Typically one 5-10 minute break per hour. More often if necessary.

  • Hiking Time: 5-6 hours per day

  • Terrain: Gentle, no more than 500'-1000' elevation gain per day.

  • Camp: Arrive around 3pm.

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Maine Summit to Sea Experience Multi-Environment Week

Maine.  Rugged, raw, rural, real.  We'll bring you to the highest point in Maine, Mt. Katahdin, and then back down again to the famous rocky coastline of the Atlantic Ocean.  This trip will combine elements of camping, big day hiking & kayaking.  This is a a transmasculine lead trip and for experienced hikers who also identify as transmasculine.

Location: Baxter State Park & Deer Isle, Maine
Meeting Location: Portland, Maine
Start Date: July 8, 2018
Meeting Time: 1pm
End Date: July 13, 2018
End Time: 4pm
Closest Airport: Portland International Jetport (PWM)  (please arrive by 12pm - airport pickup available) 
Cost: $800
Includes: Transportation, lodging, food, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, stoves, bowls, utensils.
Doesn't Include: Airfare, personal clothing, hiking boots/shoes, toiletries.

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Perry Cohen, Instructor

Perry Cohen, Instructor

Travis, Instructor

Travis, Instructor

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