March 26, 1995 in Outdoors

Wilderness Travel

By The Spokesman-Review


A backcountry travel seminar for all types of backcountry travelers is scheduled April 29-30 at Kirk’s Lodge on Mount Spokane.

Although sponsored by the North Idaho Saddle Mule Club, the two-day event has workshops applicable to hikers, snowmobilers, mountain bikers and others who venture into the wilderness.

Five two-hour workshops will be presented twice each day. Participants pay $5 for each workshop they desire to take.

Topics include wilderness first aid, map and compass, survival skills, minimum impact camping and traveling plus animal packing.

Deadline to preregister is April 15. Applications are available at sporting goods stores. Info: 244-5892 or 299-4712.

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