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January 2019

Outdoor Photography Essentials

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Greenville, 1418 Laurens Road
Greenville, SC 29608 United States
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Come join us as we cover the best practices for capturing great images on your next outdoor adventure. Whether you’re using your cell phone or a DSLR camera, we’ll walk through the steps it take to create beautiful photos of people and landscapes. Topics covered will include choosing the right photography gear, improving image composition/quality, and working with natural light sources for the perfect shot. Participants with gear specific questions are welcome to bring in equipment for advice from our…

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Intro to Women’s Backpacking

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Is your New Year’s resolution to enjoy the outdoors more? Start 2019 off on the right foot! From pack fit to shoes and hiking clothes made specifically for women, it’s never been a better time to hit the trail. Learn what to bring and (more importantly) what not to bring when setting out on a day, weekend, or thru hike. This clinic will include ideas on how to lighten your pack, maintaining gear on the trail, and information on favorite…

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February 2019

Greenville Gear Swap

February 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Give your gear new life and score some cash in the process. Saturday, March 30th Frugal Backpacker Greenville will be hosting our yearly gear swap. Got some gear to sell? Register for a space. Looking to score some swag on the cheap? The event is free to shop. Plus, we'll be selling our staff's extra gear (trust us, we've got some good stuff) and will have plenty of deep discounts on new goods. Stay tuned for updates on closeouts, classes,…

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Map + Compass Navigation

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Asheville, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Being able to navigate with a map and compass is an essential outdoor skill. In this intro class, we'll cover how to read a topo map, navigate with a compass, and use them both together.   RSVP on Facebook

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March 2019

Intro to Women’s Backpacking

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10

The adventure loving ladies at Frugal Backpacker have partnered with Girls Who Hike to present an intro to backpacking class specifically tailored to women's needs. We'll cover selecting the right gear, planning a trip, outdoor safety basics, feminine hygiene in the outdoors, and more. Is there a specific topic you'd like to see covered? Let us know in the Facebook discussion. The $10 registration fee will be donated to a local non profit that supports the outdoors. We'll be taking…

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Natural Movement Class

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrier Park, 220 Amboy Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Learn to move better, feel better, and reduce the risk of injury in this fun class that's perfect for all fitness levels. **Please wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.** The MovNat System focuses on teaching the most effective, efficient and adaptable ways to move in various "real world" scenarios. Such scenarios provide numerous variables including differences in: terrain, distance, weight, weather, surfaces, etc. Each variable increases the complexity of any movement skill that may be required of us.…

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Gear Repair Basics

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Frugal Backpacker Greenville, 1418 Laurens Road
Greenville, SC 29608 United States
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Good gear can last a lifetime if you know how to repair and maintain it. This free class will cover the basics of caring for tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, and more. We'll also talk about how to extend their life with simple repairs. This class is a part of Greenville Gear Swap. RSVP on Facebook

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April 2019

Guided Bird Walk

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Conestee Nature Park, 840 Mauldin Road
Greenville, NC 29605 United States
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Did you know that Lake Conestee Nature Park is home to over 200 species of birds? Explore this urban wilderness and observe it's avian residents during this educational walk with international birding guide, Kevin Burke of Ventures Birding Tours. Due to limited group size, pre-registration is required. The $10 registration fee will be donated to Lake Conestee Nature Park to support their educational and conservation activities. Register Online RSVP on Facebook

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Guided Bird Walk

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Beaver Lake, Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Did you know that on a day of birding in Asheville, you can see over 100 species of birds? Explore Beaver Lake and observe it's avian residents during this educational walk with international birding guide, Kevin Burke of Ventures Birding Tours. Due to limited group size, pre-registration is required. The $10 registration fee will be donated to a local non-profit supporting the outdoors. Register Online RSVP on Facebook  

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Capturing Your Moment: Outdoor Photography in WNC and Beyond

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Frugal Backpacker Asheville, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Outdoor photography opportunities abound in western North Carolina. Endless mountain vistas, dense collections of waterfalls, a population with an affinity for outdoor adventure sports, and miles of wild trails, rivers, and pristine national forests are but a few treasures that make this area especially appealing to photographers. This course will help empower lovers of the outdoors to capture its natural beauty through their own meaningful, creative, and inspired approach to the art of photography. Particular attention will be paid to…

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