Hiking Portland's Best Places

Description: Join a REI Outdoor School Instructor for a guided hike to one of Portland's natural gems. We'll teach you about the 10 essentials of backcountry travel and introduce you to the 7 Leave no Trace principles. In addition, we'll share a few tips to making hiking more comfortable and help you hike at your own pace. See location details for more info on the specific destination for this outing.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn about local hiking venues
  • Learn about the 10 essentials
  • Learn the 7 Leave no Trace principles
  • Learn tips for making hiking more comfortable
  • Learn a bit of natural and cultural history

Check out the gear list.

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.

Hiking Portland's Best Places Information

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Date / Time
Meeting Location / Class Notes
5/18/2014 9:00 - 11:30 AM PDT

Hiking Portland's Best Places
Tryon Creek State Natural Area | More Information and Directions
Group Size: 8
Required Legal Form: General (pdf)

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00

Spots left: 7

Hiking Portland's Best Places Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
  • Water Bottle
  • Energy Snacks
  • Hiking Boots


  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.
  • Hydration Compatible Day Pack - 1000-2000 cubic inches with 70-100 oz water bladder
  • Hiking Poles - REI will provide but you are welcome to bring your own.
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat/ Sun protection - An item to help protect your face and neck from sunburn.

Gear provided by REI:

  • Group First Aid Kit