Cuyamaca Snowshoeing and Winter Hiking Tour

Adventure, Winter

Description: Join us on an invigorating tour on one of Southern California's most amazing snowy peaks. During this great opportunity you can hike and snowshoe past local wildlife enjoying the same incredible landscape. Allow our REI Instructor to share their knowledge of the area, as you will likely encounter grazing deer, flocks of wild turkey and many other feathery friends like the resilient red tailed hawk. With the use of our top of the line equipment and assistance from our knowledgeable REI instructor, participants will receive basic instruction to enjoy this winter adventure. Participants should be comfortable hiking mild to moderate terrain of 2-3 miles with an estimated 900ft elevation gain prior to attending the tour. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating parent or responsible adult.

Skills you'll learn:

Have fun!

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.

Cuyamaca Snowshoeing and Winter Hiking Tour Information

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  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Cuyamaca Snowshoeing and Winter Hiking Tour Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.
  • Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Lunch & Snacks
  • Extra Warm Synthetic Clothing
  • Warm Socks - Wool or Synthetic.
  • Warm Hat
  • Warm Gloves
  • Base Layers - Wool or synthetic.
  • Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
  • Insulated/Waterproof Boots - Suitable for snowshoeing.
  • Water Bottle
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Warm Jacket - Down or Synthetic.


  • Energy Snacks
  • Binoculars
  • Personal Camera
  • Lip Balm/Protection

Gear provided by REI:

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