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Backcountry Tenkara Fishing Masterclass
Online Course $150.00 (USD)

Backcountry Tenkara Fishing is an online course that will help you save weight and complexity while fishing in the backcountry. Learn about the gear, skills, and tactics that will help you master the art of tenkara fishing.

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Women’s Backpacking Masterclass
Online Course $150.00 (USD)

In this online course, you'll learn about the unique perspective of backpacking gear, skills, and philosophy from the viewpoint of women.

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How to Use the Garmin inReach
Online Course $150.00 (USD)

New! Updated for the Garmin inReach Mini 2! In this online masterclass, you'll learn how to master navigation, messaging, and tracking using Garmin inReach devices, smartphone apps, desktop software, and browser apps.

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How to Use Gaia GPS
Online Course $150.00 (USD)

The Gaia GPS Masterclass provides a trusted and methodical framework that gives hikers and other backcountry enthusiasts the confidence to use Gaia GPS to plan their own adventures.

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Lightweight Backpacking in Inclement Conditions
Online Course $150.00 (USD)

In this online masterclass, you'll learn about lightweight gear systems and wilderness skills used to remain safe and comfortable in the backcountry when hostile (inclement) weather threatens to ruin your trip.

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Trek Planning
Online Course $150.00 (USD)

In this self-paced online video course, you’ll learn to plan routes, forecast weather, evaluate terrain, use digital mapping tools, evaluate gear decisions, determine route difficulty ratings, and plan food requirements.

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Ultralight Backpacking Boot Camp
Online Course $150.00 (USD)

Learn the fundamental principles and philosophy of ultralight backpacking, trekking and camping techniques, managing inclement weather with ultralight gear, and more.

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