Hiking the Bay Area's Best Places

Description: Come join an REI Outdoor School Instructor on a hike in one of the Bay Area's best hiking places. We'll introduce you to local natural gems, teach you a few tips to making hiking more comfortable and help you hike at your own pace. See class / sessions specific details for which "Best Hike" we'll be doing.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Introduce you to some local natural places with great hiking
  • Introduce Leave No Trace Principles
  • Gain basic hiking skills
  • Meet other local hikers.

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 the Bay Area's Best Places Information

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  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Hiking the Bay Area's Best Places Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Energy Snacks
  • Day Hiking Boots
  • Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Water Bottle


  • None

Gear provided by REI:

  • Hiking Poles - REI will provide but you are welcome to bring your own.
  • Group First Aid Kit