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Vermont Classic Backpacking - QTBIPoC (Beginner Friendly)


  • Brattleboro, Vermont USA (map)

Led by and for: Queer & Trans, Black, Indigenous, People(s) of Color! 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. 

This trip will be led by Mercy of Wild Diversity & Raei of The Rusty Anvil

Location: Vermont - The Long Trail
Meeting Location: Brattleboro, VT
Start Date: Thursday, June 27
Meeting Time: 2pm
End Date: Sunday, June 30
End Time: 1pm
Closest Airport: Bradley International Airport, Hartford, CT (BDL)
Cost: $475 (Scholarships are available)
Includes: Transportation to trailhead, permits, food, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, stoves, bowls, utensils.
Doesn't Include: Personal clothing, boots, toiletries, flights

Classic Backpacking
No prior experience needed

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Mercy

Wild Diversity

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Raei

The Rusty Anvil