Introduction to Snowshoeing Class
Description: Discover the joy of winter and the freedom of snowshoeing! On this field outing, you'll learn snowshoeing techniques, ascending and descending hills, snow hazard awareness, and winter preparedness. Don't have snowshoes? We provide snowshoes, snowshoe poles and professional instruction on proper use of equipment, to make every trip a success.
Skills you'll learn:
Learn appropriate technique to ascend, descend and break trail in snow. Learn local areas to take your family outside in the winter. Learn how to use and care for snowshoeing equipment. Learn basic skills for winter travel and hiking .
Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.
Introduction to Snowshoeing Class Information
INTRODUCTION TO SNOWSHOEING CLASS
- Class Details
- Gear List
Date / Time
Meeting Location / Class Notes
|1/18/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM PST||
Non Member: $105.00
Spots left: 9
Introduction to Snowshoeing Class Gear List
Gear to bring to class:
- Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
- Warm Socks - Wool or Synthetic.
- Lunch & Snacks
- Warm Jacket - Down or Synthetic.
- Base Layers - Wool or synthetic.
- Warm Hat
- Warm Gloves
- Insulated/Waterproof Boots - Suitable for snowshoeing.
- Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.
- Foam sit pad - Used for insulation when sitting in snow.
- Lip Balm/Protection
- Personal Snowshoes
- Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
- Energy Snacks
- Personal GPS
- Extra Warm Synthetic Clothing
- Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
- Personal Camera
Gear provided by REI: