Backcountry Skill Courses

Year round Backcountry Skill Courses offer participants the opportunity to learn and practice their outdoor skills under the mentorship of experienced TRTA Instructors. Don't miss Backpacking 101, Snow Camping 101 and our annual Spring Speaker Series events. For questions regarding these trainings, please call (775) 298-4485 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Get in tune with your senses and come explore Tahoe with a wildlife survivor's state of mind! This 3-day program will introduce teens (ages 12-14) to the wild inhabitants of the Tahoe Basin. Join TRTA, Tahoe Institute for Natural Science, and the City of South Lake Tahoe as we base camp in the Tahoe Backcountry. Participants will learn about Wilderness Survival, local ecology, team building, and leadership! Scholarships available.
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Event date 08/01/2015 09:00 am
Event End Date 08/03/2015 04:00 pm
Cut off date 07/17/2015 12:00 am
Capacity 12
Registered 4
Individual Price $295.00