Would you like to go on a long hike?

Join a brand new training!

Initiation to the long hike

CONTEXT OF REALIZATION

The International Appalachian Trail - Quebec (IAT-QC), long hiking trail, crossing the Gaspésie on 650 KM and offering 1 to 40 days of camping stages, or rustic shelters, wish to increase its traffic by promoting training autonomous hikers interested in this type of outdoor adventure.

FOR WHO ?

This training is for hikers who wish to develop their skills, their knowledge and their experience to carry out a long-distance activity in autonomy.

Objectives

This training is offered in semi-guided semi-coaching mode. The participant will be involved in all phases of the training to develop his autonomy.

• Develop in the participant the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out a long-distance project

• Accompany the participant in his learning process by promoting an authentic context of realization framed by a professional guide.

• Promote IAT-QC and its long-hike options

PRODUCTION

The training will last a total of 3 days and 2 nights, camping.

Participants must arrive prepared having received instructions to follow before the training.

The food is included and each participant will have a load of food to carry.

An offer of equipment for rent will be available (shop, IAT-QC, others).

A list of equipment to be provided will be provided to the participant.

Group material will be provided by IAT-QC.

THE TOPICS ADDRESSED


➢ Camping Without a trace;

➢ Elements of good planning;

➢ Orientation;

➢ Nutrition;

➢ The equipment;

➢ The techniques of markets;

➢ Risk Management and Emergency Plan

➢ The weather

TRAINER

Renée-Claude Bastien

Guide - Trainer - Speaker

CGPA Guide - Canadian Association of Mountain Guides

Coordinator and teacher Cégep de Saint-Laurent - Adventure guide

TRAINING SITE

The training will take place in the Matane Wildlife Reserve in Gaspésie.

When ?

 

June 8-9-10, 2018

June 15-16-17, 2018 

August 21-22-23, 2018

August 24-25-26, 2018

To register, please contact us at infosiaquebec@gmail.com or 418-560-4642.