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Backcountry Education by Gear to Go Outfitters

  • Gear to Go Outfitters 217 Garfield Place Brooklyn, NY (map)

Today you'll learn to tie the knots you'll need in the backcountry as well as backpacking essentials like water treatment, stove use and more. Plus, bring your kids for the two family specific events - so everyone's ready to head outside.

Classes meet at Gear to Go Outfitters and walk to Prospect Park together. Please arrive 10 minutes early.


12:00PM - 2:00PM Knot Tying Basics | 

12:00PM - 2:00PM Family Knot Tying Basics | 

2:00PM - 3:00PM Family Camping Safety | 

4:00PM - 6:00PM Backcountry 101 | 


Event Host

Gear to Go Outfitters is Brooklyn's outfitter. They rent and sell gear, do community outdoor education and offer guided hiking, backpacking, and rock climbing trips that include everything from transportation to gourmet meals. Their newest initiative, Trail Taxi, will offer New Yorkers and even easier way to get out into the great outdoors.

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