Hope Mountain Centre program director Kelly Pearce shows some of the gear needed for backcountry camping.

Getting back to nature

Hope Mountain centre offers backpacking program for outdoor enthusiasts.

Hope Mountain Centre is offering a new program this summer for outdoor enthusiasts.

A guided overnight hike through the wildflower meadows of Manning Park will provide an introduction to basic backcountry camping. Participants will learn about appropriate hiking gear, food planning, general trail etiquette and emergency preparedness.

Check out the latest Hope Standard edition for more information.