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REI Bend

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380 Powerhouse Dr.
Bend, OR 97702 United States

August 2019

Routes vs. Trails: Take Your Hiking to the Next Level

August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
REI Bend, 380 Powerhouse Dr.
Bend, OR 97702 United States
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Routes, unmarked and often undefined, offer a totally different backcountry experience than hiking a developed trail like the PCT, and they tap into a different set of skills. An impressive thru-hiking resume alone doesn't prepare one for the route-finding, remote and rugged terrain, and navigational demands of a long-distance route. Learn the difference between routes and trails, and get some tips from Oregon Desert Trail Coordinator and triple crown hiker Renee "She-ra" Patrick on how to take your hiking to…

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