In this intro to bikepacking course, your guide will cover all the basics and give you the confidence and knowledge you need to get out there on your very first bikepacking adventure or get prepared for bigger trips.
What to Expect:
Our guides are experts in lightweight bikepacking. During this course you will explore the confusing world of kit selection and luggage options before showing you what and how to pack to minimise the burden and maximise the fun.
What to Bring:
This is an onsite activity and doesn't require you to bring any equipment. Dress for the weather as you will be outside for the duration of this course.
Minimun Age: Any age welcome (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)
Course Provider: Stuart Wright - Bear Bones Bikepacking
Student / Instructor Ratio: 12:1
Location: Thornbridge Outdoors
Transport: None required
Meeting Times & Logistics:
Please meet at the School of Adventure Meeting Point at least 10 minutes before the course starting time to find your guide and ensure a timely departure.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you require more information about the course or the Big Shakeout Festival, please get in touch.
No. You must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket to participate in any School of Adventure Activities. Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket will be cancelled and refunded.
The Big Shakeout Festival and all courses will operate in line with the latest government restrictions. If the festival or a course cannot be run due to Covid restrictions, full refunds will be issued.
We will do everything we can to make sure your chosen activity goes ahead, however in some circumstances a course may have to be cancelled due to weather or lack of numbers. In these cases we will either offer you a place on an alternative activity or refund.
You will receive an email confirmation with an order reference number upon completing your order. Your order number is your unique reference number, bring it along with you and present it at along with your name at the School of Adventure Meeting Point.