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Backpacking 101

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Michelle Schroeder

Michelle Schroeder is President and Lead Backpacking Instructor at Backpack the Trails LLC.

Her "ultimate goals are to inspire others to believe in themselves and to create more peers on the trail" by teaching the "skills necessary to backpack some of the most beautiful and remote places around the world"

Michelle is a regular contributer to WTIP on North Shore Morning.


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Backpacking 101 - Taking Care of Your Gear

In this edition of "Backpacking 101", Michelle Schroeder talks about how to properly care for and store your camping and hiking gear.

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Backpacking 101- September

"Backpacking 101" with Michelle Schroeder is a monthly feature on WTIP's North Shore Morning.
In this edition, Michelle talks about planning for hikes during this transitional season. She shares tips on staying warm, adapting to shorter daylight - how that might impact your itinerary, and more.

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Backpacking 101 - August

"Backpacking 101" with Michelle Schroeder
In this episode, Michelle discusses finding water on the trail during this dry summer as well as protecting your food and yourselves from hungry bears who are also suffering from the drought.

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Backpacking 101 - June

"Backpacking 101" with Michelle Schroeder is a monthly feature on WTIP's North Shore Morning.
In this edition, NSM host, Mark Abrahamson talks about "leaving no trace" and surviving "bug season" on the hiking trails.

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Backpacking 101 - May

"Backpacking 101's" Michelle Schroeder talks with North Shore Morning host, Mark Abrahamson about how to keep out feet, and the rest of us, warm and dry during the hiking "mud-season".

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Backpacking 101 - April

"Backpacking 101" with Michelle Schroeder is a monthly feature on WTIP's North Shore Morning.
In this edition, Michelle talks with NSM host, Mark Abrahamson about how to navigate early Spring hiking trails, particularly with the dry conditions and elevated fire risk the Northland finds itself in this year.

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Backpacking 101 - March

North Shore Morning host Mark Abrahamson talks with Michelle Schroeder to learn what she's doing to prepare for the upcoming hiking / backpacking season.

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Backpacking 101 - December

In this edition of "Backpacking 101" with Michelle Schroeder, Michelle talks about her month-long hiking and car-camping trip to the Southwest and the challenges COVID-19 presents to personal hygiene and finding food along the way.
 

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Backpacking 101 - Michelle Schroeder - November

"Backpacking 101" with Michelle Schroeder is a monthly feature on WTIP's North Shore Morning.
In this edition, NSM host, Mark Abrahamson talks with Michelle about end-of-year gear maintenance.

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Backpacking 101 - Michelle Schroeder - September

"Backpacking 101" by Michelle Schroeder.
September 06, 2020.

 

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