Introduction to Snowshoeing for Women

Women Only

Description: Discover the freedom of snowshoeing! Our professional instructors at the REI Outdoor School will teach you appropriate technique, proper use of equipment all in a woman friendly environment. Learn from us how to make every trip a success! Snowshoes, gaiters, and trekking poles provided.

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 snowshoe equipment
  • Learn basic skills for winter travel and hiking
  • Learn to identify hazards in the winter

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.

Introduction to Snowshoeing for Women Information

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  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Introduction to Snowshoeing for Women Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Warm Jacket - Down or Synthetic.
  • Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Warm Gloves
  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.
  • Insulated/Waterproof Boots - Suitable for snowshoeing.
  • Warm Hat
  • Warm Socks - Wool or Synthetic.
  • Energy Snacks


  • Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.

Gear provided by REI:

  • Snowshoes
  • Gaiters
  • Hiking Poles - REI will provide but you are welcome to bring your own.