Wild Women’s Backpacking Overnight Along the Beautiful Tecumseh Trail!
9am meet at the Low Gap Trail parking lot
10am Begin hike into the backcountry along Low Gap/Tecumseh Trail
*Along the hike stop for lunch and stop for water at Bear Lake
4pm Arrive at the backcountry area campsite
Make dinner, share stories that evening around the campfire, learn to how to hang food, make fire, hunt bear, whittle swords, etc!
7:30am wake up, make breakfast, stretch!
8:45am Begin hiking back to the trailhead
3pm Arrive back at the parking lot, celebrate!
Equipment DNK Presents can provide on a first come first serve basis:
Tent (2 person)
Backcountry cookware and food (Dinner Saturday, breakfast Sunday, lunch Sunday)
All of the backpacking food we provide is vegetarian, we can accommodate for most food allergies if we are notified far enough in advance.
The full gear list for the weekend below.
Gear list and recommended clothing:
Tent or hammock (we can also provide)
Extra batteries for flashlight/headlamp
Extra Clothes, Layers (dry fit, wool or technical – cotton is NOT recommended because once it gets wet it stays wet)
2 filled water bottles (Nalgene size 32 oz. at least or 64 oz. total) OR water bladder ***Come with it filled
Gators (for shoes – optional)
Trekking poles (optional)
Plastic or zip lock baggies for storage of small items
Bathroom “Kit” – zip lock bag, wipes – you may want to duck tape the outside of your waste bag or use a dark bag
Baby wipes or face wipes
Zip lock bags for small items
Camp shoes (cheap pair of flip flops to wear when we get to the camp site area)
Hiking boots (highly recommended)
Rain Gear (jacket, poncho, rain pants) – Always a good idea even if the forecast does not call for it
Band-Aids’, other First Aide items you may need (DNK has First Aid Kit)