A Beginner’s Guide to the Backcountry

Banner graphic for Nadine Girouard's April 19 CPAWS Manitoba webinar on a Beginner's Guide to the Backcountry.

A Beginner’s Guide to the Backcountry

April 19 2023

Ready to take your outdoor adventures to the backcountry?

Manitoba is home to an incredible array of beautiful natural areas with trails that offer a perfect blend of challenge and reward—and this webinar will show you how to explore them safely.

Register for the webinar here.

Join CPAWS Manitoba and Nadine Girouard of @NadineAdventures for a beginner’s guide to backcountry hiking and camping, and get ready to hit the trail!

Discover the Leave No Trace philosophy and what it means when hiking in the backcountry. Prepare your gear and pack exactly what you need so you’re safe and comfortable on your journey. Understand the risks and remote areas so you can plan ahead, stay safe, and enjoy your time in nature.

Register for the webinar here.

Plus, learn some delicious backcountry recipes and discover the best places in Manitoba to explore.

About the speaker

Nadine is an outdoor enthusiast, content creator, and the founder of @NadineAdventures, an Instagram page and blog where she shares hiking, camping and backcountry tips, and gear recommendations, and inspires others to adventure outdoors. She loves showcasing Manitoba’s most beautiful spaces to her 7000+ followers through a number of outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, kayaking, and any type of backcountry adventure.

When she’s not out exploring the province, Nadine works as a full-time social worker.

Register for the webinar here.

–The views and opinions expressed are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views, policies, or positions of CPAWS Manitoba.–

How can we help?

If you have any questions or require any additional accommodations to participate, please email us at [email protected].

About CPAWS Manitoba

CPAWS Manitoba has been instrumental in establishing 22 new parks and protected areas in our province. That’s an area larger than Lake Winnipeg at nearly 26,000 square kilometres. Our goal is to protect half of Manitoba’s lands and waters.

–Lunch and Learns–

Nature has been here for us during the pandemic.

CPAWS Manitoba wants to maintain this positive connection to nature by providing a space for Manitobans to connect online from the safety of our homes and be inspired by nature in our backyards and beyond.

Join CPAWS Manitoba for weekly lunch and learn presentations from experts across the province who will share their knowledge and passion and bring new nature-inspired activities into our lives.

*** This program is possible thanks to the generous support of The Winnipeg Foundation***

Help Keep Manitoba Wild


CPAWS Manitoba has helped establish 23 parks and protected areas thanks to people like you.

With your help, we can protect half our lands and waters for future generations of people and wildlife.