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Backpacking 101 Presented by Beauty In The Backcountry & MEC

We are excited to announce that our Backpacking 101 night is back by popular demand! Please join us April 28, 7-9pm at the Calgary MEC. Check out the event details below and be sure to register early as last year was a sold out event!

Interested in backpacking? Don’t know where to start? Join us for a fun evening at Mountain Equipment Co-op, as we go over the backpacking basics needed to get started!

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This two-hour, super powered evening will involve:

  • Learning what to pack & how to pack it from a MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-Op) representative
  • Guidance on how to pick out equipment that is right for you and where to buy OR rent it
  • Some awe inspiring trip recommendations for you to try this summer
  • Meeting other fun outdoor loving ladies

Hosted by Mountain Equipment Co-op in their community meeting room, we will have the experts on hand to answer any questions you have.  Plus, you will get a store tour so you know where to find what you need when the time comes.

Additionally, you will be able to order Beauty In The Backcountry products; all natural, handmade toiletries designed and packaged specifically for backpacking and outdoor adventures. Upon attendance you will receive a $10 gift card to our online shop (, see ticket details for more information.

Hope to see you there! Register below or click here to go to the Eventbrite page.

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