Orientation Day

packing food

For folks at Wilderness Wind the wilderness is a place to discover, learn and reflect. We plan orientation day as a welcoming into that type of experience. Whether or not you have been on a wilderness trip before, orientation day will offer you new glimpses into the wilderness and this area’s history. Each trip begins with orientation which includes:

  • welcoming to Wilderness Wind and discussing the group’s interests and expectations for the week
  • paddling and portaging instruction
  • food packing
  • quiet reflection time to transition to the wilderness setting
  • orienteering with map and compass
  • route planning
  • environmental education and area information
  • wilderness ethics and safety
  • packing gear and clothing
  • swimming and playing in the water

Your Wilderness Wind trip leader will guide you through each of these skills and interest areas to help prepare you for your wilderness sojourn.