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 Murphy

Mary Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.