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Avalanche Awareness & Safety for Hikers and Backpackers
Webinar $50.00 (USD)

Learn the foundational knowledge of avalanche terrain and risks to become a more-informed winter hiker in the backcountry.

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Winter Backpacking: Strategies for Staying Warm, Dry, and Comfortable
Webinar $50.00 (USD)

Scenes, stories, gear, skills, and state-of-the-art best practices for winter hiking and camping.

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Your Tent, Your Campsite, Your Comfort
Webinar $50.00 (USD)

This webinar will include discussions about the processes that control condensation and warmth, how tent designs cope with them, and what you should consider when selecting a campsite. We'll close the webinar with an audience Q&A.

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Protecting Your Food From Bears
Webinar $50.00 (USD)

Learn how to store your food and protect it from bears in the backcountry - an overview of different methods and when to use them.

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Dyneema Composite Fabrics: Technology, Use, and Applications
Webinar $50.00 (USD)

In this webinar, you'll learn about the various types of Dyneema Composite Fabrics, their strengths and weakness, design features, and applicability for shelters, apparel, backpacks, and more.

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Synthetic Insulation: Technology, Use, and Applications
Webinar $50.00 (USD)

In this webinar, you'll learn about the different types of synthetic insulation, how it's engineered and manufactured, the applicability of each type for sleeping bags and apparel, and more.

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Lightweight Footwear and Traction Systems for Snow Travel
Webinar $50.00 (USD)

In this webinar, you'll learn about the skills and gear systems for footwear and traction for lightweight backcountry snow travel in all seasons.

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Backpacking Food and Nutrition
Webinar $50.00 (USD)

In this webinar, you'll learn the science behind backpacking food planning as well as strategies for minimizing food weight while insuring adequate nutrition and energy for the trip you are planning.

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