Backpacking 101 with YTrip

Want to learn how to travel around the Philippines and even around the world on a budget? Youth Trip (YTrip) is having a Backpacking 101: Intro to Outdoor Recreation on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at the HOPE Center, Katipunan cor. Aurora Avenue (near LRT 2 Station and St. Bridgette Academy).

This session’s lecturer is Salvador Elmer C. Cabotage, Chairman of the Education Committee, Mountaineering Fed of the Philippines (MFPI) and member of the UIAA Youth Commission. He is a certified Leave No Trace (LNT) trainer and a contributing editor for Action and Fitness Magazine.

Backpacking 101 starts at 1 o’clock in the afternoon, and a participation fee of Php200 will be collected.

For more details, call 0917.887.7087 or email

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Article by Nina Fuentes

Nina doesn't aim to travel to every country in the world -- she just wants to travel to the places that means the most to her. She started traveling in 2006, and hopes to travel for as long as she can. Her travel blog, Just Wandering won the Best Travel Blog in the 2010 Philippine Blog Awards and in the 2011 Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards.

This Article Has 2 Comments
  1. caryn says:

    coolness! a seminar on backpacking. i wish they had this when i was young. it would have saved me a lot of sore shoulders ;-)

  2. Isabelle says:

    hahaha, elmer was my p.e. teacher in college. man, i haven’t heard that name in agessssssss…..

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