Learn From an AT Expert: Multiple Brands, 57hours Partner for Trail Safety Webinar

Ever wondered about planning, training, and safety while hiking solo, or what to do in a backcountry emergency? 57hours has you covered in its latest webinar.

57hours is partnering with Jack Wolfskin, RECCO, Somewear Labs, and us(!) for a new, safety-focused backpacking webinar on August 12. The webinar will cover an array of safety tips for backpacking and hiking, but with a focus on thru-hiking the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail.

57Hours webinar

Michelle “Fyrfly” Michaud will be your webinar guide. Michaud has been hiking the Appalachian Trail since 1998 and has completed the entire 2,220-mile trail multiple times.

Interested in tuning in, or curious about what to expect?

Michaud will dive into the tools she uses for safety in the backcountry based on her thru-hiking experience, plus her 13 years working as a firefighter and trauma EMT.

Basically, this is an epic chance to learn backcountry safety from a seasoned hiker and expert in the field. Definitely not one to miss.

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Mary is based out of GearJunkie's Denver, Colo. office. She has a degree in English and journalism, and has been writing professionally for more than six years. Her outdoor interests span from running to sport climbing, from landscape photography to skiing to pack-paddleboarding. If she's not writing, you can most likely find her at the top of a fourteener, or in a local bakery.