Off Trail On Track

Backpacking 2.0 Course

Minimalist and ultralight backpacking have ushered in a new generation of techniques and technologies to enrich our experiences outdoors.

But sometimes, “Ultralight” can feel hard, elitist, or scary. WEll, it doesn’t need to.

Off Trail On Track believes that everyone can Learn to backpack smarter, lighter, easier, and more mindfully.

so We have selected the best from minimalist and UL backpacking and created the “Backpacking 2.0” course.

2019 spring Courses begin in march

 
 
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Kind Thoughts

 
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“Duncan, you have a gift for guiding and teaching. I’m forever grateful for your support on my journey.”

 

Ellen R

Level 2 Course Graduate

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“Duncan is our resident expert on fast-and-light hiking! He has been such an incredible asset to us!"

 

Katharine M

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

“...this minimalist hiking thing...is simply transformative. I’m approaching my kids, my wife, and my life differently...”

 

Chris D

corporate executive with no outdoor experience

 
 
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Every Backpacking 2.0 Course Includes:

3 core learning modules: Destination, Gear, Food

3-hour in-person workshop (SF Bay Area) or interactive web session

4 video conference check-ins and office hours

One-time access to our premium ultralight gear library

Exclusive outdoor gear discounts and pro-deals

Trip planning templates for all your future trips

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MODULE 1: DESTINATION

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Get answers to questions like:

What exactly do I need to know about the destination?
Where can I find that information?
What and how to communicate with my group?

MODULE 2: GEAR

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Get answers to questions like:

What to pack for my trip?
How to cut weight while staying safe and comfy?
How to save time and money?

MODULE 3: FOOD

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Get answers to questions like:

What should I pack for snacks and meals?
How do I stay healthy, warm, and happy?
What are the best ways to cut weight and save money?

 
 
 

2019 Course Application Timeline (rolling)

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Backpacking 2.0 Course Timeline

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7 Years Strong

All skill levels and walks of life are welcome

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Master Educator

taught over 80+ courses
Guided 60+ adventures

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$4000 Donated

$4000 Donated in 2018 toward wilderness conversation, inclusivity and education

 
 
 
 

Backpacking 2.0 Courses

Smarter • Lighter • Easier

2019 Applications open on Feb 6

 
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While you wait…What do I pack when I guide our 3-day trips?

 
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