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Backpacking in New England with Mat Jobin

August 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Goodwin Conservation Center and Reach Your Summit for a special interactive backpacking fundamentals presentation. Whether you are new to backpacking or a seasoned trekker, you’ll learn what is necessary to pack physically and mentally for 3-season trips here in New England and beyond. Enjoy a show-and-tell of gear and learn tips on packing a backpack, campsite selection, efficient hiking, lightweight alternatives, and more drawn from Mat’s personal experience out on the trails and in the mountains.

Mat Jobin, is the founder, owner, and guide for the adventure travel company Reach Your Summit. As a guide since 2010, Mat has led hundreds of trips for individuals, business groups, and families. He has hiked considerable distance trails such as the Appalachian Trail, Long Trail, New England Trail, Pacific Crest, and many others with extensive backpacking in Glacier National Park, High Sierras, Cape Breton, Green, White, Taconic Mountains, Berkshires, and more. For more information on trips with Mat, please visit Reach Your Summit.

Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Donations are encouraged.
Pre-registration is not required unless otherwise noted.

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August 5, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Goodwin Forest Conservation Center
860 455-9534


Goodwin Forest Conservation Center
23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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860 455-9534