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Women’s Backpacking Retreat near San Diego

Women's Backpacking Retreat

Women’s Backpacking Retreat

 

Women’s Backpacking Retreat
April 16-17 * April 30 – May 1 * May14-15
Saturday 8am to Sunday, ~2pm.    Daily Schedule
Start and Return to the Nobel Canyon Lower Trailhead
Cost: $159 [introductory price]
Connect and Refresh
Enjoy the restorative environment of the Laguna Mountains.
Only 1 hour from San Diego, this backpacking destination is a refreshing world away under an Oak Tree Canopy. We will be surrounded by canyon fragrances and the quiet peace of our local wild open spaces.

 

About This Retreat

We will be present in the moment, have quiet time, have writing time, and just enjoy each other’s company. 
Optional Yoga
Backpack with your personal gear a relaxing 3-miles and stay at the low elevation of 3,700 ft. Water will be waiting for us at camp.
Food

We will each bring our own: breakfast (1), lunches (2), snacks, and appetizers. A spaghetti dinner is included. (GF option)

 

Included:  Guide & Permits, Yoga class, Survival Skills, and Saturday Dinner 

Past:

Fall 2015.  Private Backpacking Basics Class.  2 hour class weekly, 4 weeks.

June 30, 2015

A JetBoil is great for those who love hot coffee and would like to keep food simple. It's use is ONLY for boiling water, not cooking.

A JetBoil is great for those who love hot coffee and would like to keep food simple. It’s use is ONLY for boiling water, not cooking.  Used in the wilderness cooking class.

Backpacking Food Prep  and Wilderness Cooking Class

June 30, 2015 5:30 pm
Chi Chocolate Café – 2690 Historic Decatur Rd #103, San Diego, CA 92106

Cost: $60
Class size limited to 8 people.
Cost Includes:
Ingredients, Instructions and Fully packaged: 2 Appetizers, 2 Dinners, 2 Desserts Additionally, sample a backpacker’s Carbonated Beverage with dinner tastings.

Learn to make your own healthy and delicious backpacking meals in an inspirational setting with fellow backpackers and a relaxing setting at the Chi Chocolate Café.

The Menu will be created with a Jet Boil (no cooking on the trail, only re-hydration).

 

 

 

Dinner 1

Angel Hair Pasta with a marinara sauce. Meat or Vegetarian Sauce.
Options of gluten free and vegetarian will be demonstrated. This meal is already dairy free.

Trail Spaghetti

Trail Spaghetti

Dinner 2
Pad Thai Noodles with Almond or Peanut sauce. Chicken or Vegetarian.
Options of gluten free and vegetarian will be demonstrated. This meal is already dairy free.

Gluten Free Pad Thai

Gluten Free Pad Thai

Skills You will Learn in the Wilderness Cooking Class:

1. Plan the calories you will need for a multi-day backpack. Eat Well and Feel Great.  Meal Planning at the JMT Yahoo Group
2. How to minimize cleanup.
3. How to create your own organic beef which can be carried on the trail (fully cooked and dehydrated)
4. How to customize your sauce ingredients to meet YOUR taste preferences.
5. What are some good internet sources for freeze dried ingredients.

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