Before heading out into the backcountry, one of the most essential things is to be prepared. The first Leave No Trace principle is plan ahead and prepare! Do you always carry a First Aid Kit when traveling out into the backcountry? Are you just getting into backcountry experiences?
What about when you go on a simple hike in one of Bellingham’s many green spaces. Do you carry a First Aid Kit on these shorter outings in nature? Even on short day hikes there are essential items that someone should carry in their daypack.
Come learn with our guide some of the essential resources that they always have with them in their First Aid Kit when traveling out into the backcountry.
We as an organization are adhering to the latest scientific data and safety measures regarding Covid-19 in alignment with the local health department. With all this in mind, we acknowledge the benefits of getting outside in nature with respect to mental health.
Caleb originally hails from Massachusetts, however, he has been living in Washington since the winter of 2019. A recent resident of Bellingham, he has been immersed in the field of Environmental Education for the past 7-8 years. He has taught hands-on science inquiry-based lessons to all ages in a diverse range of ecosystems throughout the country. He has also led backpacking and whitewater rafting expeditions while helping his participants gain a sense of place. He has a passion for the local community, the environment, and encourages his participants to be present in the here and now when exploring the outdoors. When Caleb is not working you may find him exploring the wilderness around Mount Baker or the Chuckanuts, biking through Bellingham, going to see live music, and creating delicious food.