Winter Landscape Photography on Snowshoes

Winter, Adventure

Description: It's cold outside, but that doesn't mean you should stop taking pictures. Our REI Outdoor School Instructors will help you unlock that great winter landscape photo! This course is designed for customers with a basic understanding of how to use their camera, who also like to mix in a bit of adventure with their photography. We will supply snowshoes, trekking poles and gaiters to allow us to trek into and and get the most from the winter environment. With this unique class, you will learn how to capture amazing winter landscape photography. In a fun atmosphere, we will teach you how to use settings on your camera to capture the best results even in wet conditions. This course is appropriate for beginners to intermediate photographers using any kind of camera.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn how to use settings on camera to get best results
  • Learn how to capture amazing color, even in winter
  • Learn about great outdoor locations for photos in your region
  • Learn how to optimize your photos in different light and weather conditions
  • Have fun learning tips for winter landscape photography

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.

Winter Landscape Photography on Snowshoes Information

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  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Winter Landscape Photography on Snowshoes Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
  • Water Bottle
  • Tripod - Tripod for Camera
  • Warm Gloves
  • Towel
  • Warm Jacket - Down or Synthetic.
  • Insulated/Waterproof Boots - Suitable for snowshoeing.
  • Base Layers - Wool or synthetic.
  • Warm Socks - Wool or Synthetic.
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal Camera
  • Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Food - Camping food.
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather and conditions - Moisture wicking clothing that will help keep you warm and/or dry.
  • Warm Hat


  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.
  • Extra Warm Synthetic Clothing
  • Thermos with warm drinks
  • Lip Balm/Protection
  • Change of clothes - A change of clothes to leave in your car and put on after the event.
  • Energy Snacks
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.

Gear provided by REI:

  • Foam sit pad - Used for insulation when sitting in snow.
  • Gaiters
  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Snowshoes
  • Hiking Poles - REI will provide but you are welcome to bring your own.