HOW TO PACK YOUR BACKPACK VIDEOS
The items you take on your backpacking trip will vary with the number of days that you’ll be out, where you are going, the weather, etc. Here are examples from a few of our leaders as to how they pack their backpacks.
GAIA GPS Videos
This series of videos is an introduction to the Gaia GPS app. They show how to find your location, orient the map, record a track and plan a route. To print a map use caltopo.com. Columbia River Orienteering Club has an excellent video that introduces CalTopo and if you are experienced with GPS apps there is a more advanced introduction to Gaia GPS.
Sharon Young, Sierra Club Chapter Outing Leader walks you through the fundamentals of the GAIA app in these easy to follow videos
Pro Tip Videos
From the items in your first aid kit to how to fold a topo map, here are a few tips from our leaders.