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REI Outdoor School Sacramento and Reno Area

Classes and Outings in Climbing, Cycling, Hiking & Camping, Navigation, Outdoor Fitness, Outdoor Photography, Paddling, and Wilderness Medicine.

REI OUTDOOR SCHOOL CLASSES AND EVENTS IN THE SACRAMENTO AND RENO AREA

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4/19/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00
Closed
4/19/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors | Senior (Over 55) Only
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out. This class is for adults (55+)

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00
Closed
4/19/2014 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM PDT

Family Geocaching: Easter Egg Hunt | Family
Families enjoy this modern-day treasure hunt using a GPS. We'll find geocaches (in this case: easter eggs) in a local park, and learn how to use a GPS unit, including creating waypoints, plotting a course and transferring route information from a map to a GPS. Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00
Closed
4/20/2014 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT

Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition | Adventure
Discover the abundant plant and animal life living in and around our local scenic waterways on a kayaking expedition with REI Outdoor School. Join our professional kayak guides and naturalists while they help you discover and learn about the many plant, animal, and migratory bird species that call our waters home.

Location: Cosumnes River Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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4/20/2014 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM PDT

Backcountry Navigation With a GPS
Head out into the field for a day of hands-on GPS navigation training. You'll learn how to enter waypoints, use the tracklog on your GPS, and transfer information between the unit and your map. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it. We recommend Map and Compass Navigation Basics or equivalent prior to this outing.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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4/20/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/20/2014 12:30 - 2:30 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/20/2014 3:00 - 5:00 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/23/2014 4:00 - 6:00 PM PDT

Learn to Climb Class for Kids 5-7 yrs old
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. All climbing gear provided. This class is for kids 5-7 yrs old - responsible adult must accompany the child.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $35.00
Non Member: $55.00

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4/23/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM PDT

Learn to Climb Class for Kids 8-12 yrs old
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. All climbing gear provided. Responsible adult must accompany the child.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $35.00
Non Member: $55.00

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4/24/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Yoga and Wine Experience | Adventure
Step into your true nature by combining the peace and tranquility of Yoga and a wine tasting with a local vineyard. The Yoga and Wine tour blends a series of postures and poses as we flow with breath. Afterwards, keep the flow going with a variety of tastings to entice your palette. Look to tour dates for specific locations and times.

Location: Casque Winery | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00

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4/26/2014 - 4/27/2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT

Wilderness First Aid with WMI and REI
Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, "What do I do now?" In just two days, you will learn the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $220.00
Non Member: $250.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/26/2014 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM PDT

Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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4/26/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Scenic Sierra Hike
Join the REI Outdoor School on our next hike where we will introduce you to the flora, fauna and geology of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range and teach you a few tips to stay comfortable hiking at your own pace. See location details for our next hiking destination.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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4/26/2014 4:00 - 8:00 PM PDT

Sunset Kayak Tour
Break out of your usual evening routine and join our instructors for a sunset tour at one of our favorite kayaking destinations! After some basic instruction, we'll take a short paddle tour of the area and find a nice spot to watch the sunset from out on the water. Pre-Requisite: Learn to Kayak Class or equivalent skills.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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4/27/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Learn to Kayak Class
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

Location: Upper Lake Clementine | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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4/27/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/27/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

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4/27/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Bouldering - Rock Climbing Class
Set the ropes aside and launch into the exciting world of bouldering! Join our professional climbing instructors for a day introducing you to outdoor bouldering, spotting falls, and advanced body movement to get you to the top of your climbs.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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4/27/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM PDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/3/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Wildflower & Macro Photography Class
Spend a day in the field under the watchful eye of a pro to learn and practice exposure and composition techniques inherent to macro (close-up) photography. Begin to effectively capture the intimate, finely detailed beauty of wildflowers, plants and trees that is best captured with a macro lens.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/3/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

Spots left: 4

5/3/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors | Senior (Over 55) Only
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out. This class is for adults (55+)

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

Spots left: 12

5/4/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Outdoor Photography - Composition & Technique Class
Our REI Outdoor School instructors take you into the field to teach you how to shoot vibrant and stimulating photographs. Photographers of all levels using film or digital cameras are encouraged to attend. Bring your camera and its owner's manual, as well as extra batteries and memory.

Location: Dave Moore Nature Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/7/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM PDT

Learn to Climb Class
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/10/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Women | Women Only
This class will introduce female students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild womens only setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes.

Location: Upper Lake Clementine | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

Spots left: 12

5/10/2014 3:00 - 5:00 PM PDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/11/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class for Women | Women Only
Learn the basics of mountain biking in a womens friendly environment on easy terrain. Our instructors will teach basic techniques including shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided. Recommended for ages 14 and older.

Location: Granite Bay Day Use Area at Folsom Lake | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/11/2014 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM PDT

Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition | Adventure
Discover the abundant plant and animal life living in and around our local scenic waterways on a kayaking expedition with REI Outdoor School. Join our professional kayak guides and naturalists while they help you discover and learn about the many plant, animal, and migratory bird species that call our waters home.

Location: Cosumnes River Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/11/2014 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM PDT

Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/11/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Scenic Sierra Hike for Families | Adventure | Family
Join the REI Outdoor School on our next hike where we will introduce you to local natural gems of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range and discuss tips and tricks for planning family trips into the outdoors. Kids need to be old enough to hike or bring your child carrier backpack.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/14/2014 4:00 - 6:00 PM PDT

Learn to Climb Class for Kids 5-7 yrs old
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. All climbing gear provided. This class is for kids 5-7 yrs old - responsible adult must accompany the child.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $35.00
Non Member: $55.00

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5/14/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM PDT

Learn to Climb Class for Kids 8-12 yrs old
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. All climbing gear provided. Responsible adult must accompany the child.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $35.00
Non Member: $55.00

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5/15/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Yoga and Wine Experience | Adventure
Step into your true nature by combining the peace and tranquility of Yoga and a wine tasting with a local vineyard. The Yoga and Wine tour blends a series of postures and poses as we flow with breath. Afterwards, keep the flow going with a variety of tastings to entice your palette. Look to tour dates for specific locations and times.

Location: Casque Winery | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00

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5/17/2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT

Alpine Scrambles - Conditioning and Preparation for Mountaineering
Preparing to do Mt. Shasta, Rainer, Whitney or any other big mountain on your list? Join us for a conditioning climb of a local peak. Along our route you will learn about proper packing of gear and equipment, route finding, pacing, nutrition, mountain conditions and many other techniques needed to prepare you for your next big climb.

Location: Folsom REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $125.00
Non Member: $145.00

Spots left: 4

5/17/2014 3:00 - 5:00 PM PDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/17/2014 6:00 - 8:00 PM PDT

Sunset SUP Yoga
Enjoy the peace and beauty of an on the water sunset along with the serenity of Yoga on your Stand Up Paddleboard. Join us for an utterly unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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5/17/2014 7:00 - 11:00 PM PDT

Moonlight Kayak Tour
Join our Outdoor School instructors for a moon-lit tour of one of our favorite paddling destinations. We will provide all the gear and basic paddle instruction as the sun sets, then head out for a short paddle by moonlight. Pre-Requisite: No experience is required, but taking a Learn to Kayak Class is recommended; ages 14 and up are welcome.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $55.00
Non Member: $75.00

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5/18/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Bouldering - Rock Climbing Class
Set the ropes aside and launch into the exciting world of bouldering! Join our professional climbing instructors for a day introducing you to outdoor bouldering, spotting falls, and advanced body movement to get you to the top of your climbs.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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5/18/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

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5/18/2014 12:30 - 2:30 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/18/2014 3:00 - 5:00 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

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5/22/2014 - 5/23/2014 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Overnight Kayaking - Sierra Nevada Lakes | Adventure
Join us for an overnight kayaking trip with the REI experts! During this 2-day, 1-night outing, you'll not only kayak to a gorgeous destination, but you'll learn about overnight touring gear, packing your kayak and essential trip planning tips. All gear and meals provided. Learn to Kayak or equivilent skill reccomended.

Location: Roseville REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $300.00
Non Member: $320.00

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5/24/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $75.00
Non Member: $95.00

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5/24/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/24/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Beginning Bike Skills Class | Family | Kids
New to cycling? Recently learned to ride a bike or returning to the saddle after a while off your bike? In this class you'll learn proper bike fit, basic bike safety, and handling skills. Then you'll head out on a dedicated bicycle path for a short ride to practice your skills and gain confidence.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/24/2014 6:00 - 10:30 PM PDT

Sierra Sunset Experience | Adventure
Enjoy an unforgettable evening alfresco with delicious food and drink in the company of fellow outdoor enthusiasts.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $75.00
Non Member: $95.00

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5/25/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Rock Climbing Rescue Class
Join REI Outdoor School rock climbing instructors to learn assisted-rescue skills no climber should be without: getting yourself out of tricky situations and assisting others when professional help is unavailable. You'll learn how to escape a belay setup, ascend to aid an injured climber and assist your partner from above.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $100.00
Non Member: $120.00

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5/25/2014 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM PDT

Backcountry Navigation With a GPS
Head out into the field for a day of hands-on GPS navigation training. You'll learn how to enter waypoints, use the tracklog on your GPS, and transfer information between the unit and your map. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it. We recommend Map and Compass Navigation Basics or equivalent prior to this outing.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/25/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Learn to Kayak Class
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

Location: Upper Lake Clementine | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

Spots left: 12

5/25/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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5/25/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Upper Lake Clementine | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

Spots left: 12

5/25/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM PDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Upper Lake Clementine | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/31/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Lead Rock Climbing Class
Want to become a lead climber? This course is designed for those who have experience climbing on and building top rope anchors, and are ready to progress to lead climbing. We'll teach you how to lead belay, protect from a lead fall, manage your rope and rack, clip gear, and plan your route, all from the safety of a mock lead.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $100.00
Non Member: $120.00

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5/31/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class
On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic techniques such as shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided free for those without a bike. Recommended for ages 14 and older; under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Location: Tahoe Donner Snowshoe/Cross Country Ski Center | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/31/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors | Senior (Over 55) Only
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out. This class is for adults (55+)

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

Spots left: 12

5/31/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Sunset SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Tour
Break out of your usual evening routine and join our instructors for a sunset tour at one of our favorite paddling destinations! After some basic instruction, we'll take a short paddle tour of the area and find a nice spot to watch the sunset from out on the water. This is a great way to get some extra paddling practice and meet new friends.

Location: Upper Lake Clementine | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/31/2014 7:30 - 11:30 PM PDT

Sierra by Starlight
Join the REI Outdoor School on a special night hike in the Sierra Nevada. During our hike we'll introduce you to the nocturnal residents of the forest, learn how to travel safely in the backcountry at night, along with sharing some local lore, and much more.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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6/1/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Advanced Rock Climbing Rescue
Advanced Rock Climbing Rescue skills no climber should be without: getting yourself out of tricky situations and assisting others when professional help is unavailable. You'll learn how to ascend, haul 3:1 and 5:1, lower injured climbers, pass a knot on a lower, and rapell with injured climbers.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions

Member: $100.00
Non Member: $120.00

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6/1/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Learn to Kayak Class
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

Location: Upper Lake Clementine | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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6/6/2014 6:00 - 9:00 PM PDT

Sunset Kayak Tour
Break out of your usual evening routine and join our instructors for a sunset tour at one of our favorite kayaking destinations! After some basic instruction, we'll take a short paddle tour of the area and find a nice spot to watch the sunset from out on the water. Pre-Requisite: Learn to Kayak Class or equivalent skills.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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6/7/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors.

Location: Auburn Quarry | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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6/7/2014 8:00 - 10:00 AM PDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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6/8/2014 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Road Cycling Class
This outing is perfect for beginning cyclists who know the basics of riding but are looking to explore the rapidly growing sport of Road Cycling. We'll cover the bike, basic riding techniques, risk management, law, riding etiquette, and basic bike maintenance skills.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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6/8/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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6/8/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors | Senior (Over 55) Only
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out. This class is for adults (55+)

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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6/8/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

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6/8/2014 3:00 - 5:00 PM PDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Willow Creek on Lake Natoma | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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6/10/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM PDT

Outdoor Photography Basics - Adjustable Compact and SLR Cameras
Find out the basics you need to know about the functions of your camera. We will cover aperture, shutter speed, exposure settings, composition, file size and type.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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6/11/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM PDT

Learn to Climb Class
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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6/12/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Yoga and Wine Experience | Adventure
Step into your true nature by combining the peace and tranquility of Yoga and a wine tasting with a local vineyard. The Yoga and Wine tour blends a series of postures and poses as we flow with breath. Afterwards, keep the flow going with a variety of tastings to entice your palette. Look to tour dates for specific locations and times.

Location: Casque Winery | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00

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6/14/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Bouldering - Rock Climbing Class
Set the ropes aside and launch into the exciting world of bouldering! Join our professional climbing instructors for a day introducing you to outdoor bouldering, spotting falls, and advanced body movement to get you to the top of your climbs.

Location: Taylor Ranch Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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6/14/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $75.00
Non Member: $95.00

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6/14/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Backcountry Navigation With a GPS
Head out into the field for a day of hands-on GPS navigation training. You'll learn how to enter waypoints, use the tracklog on your GPS, and transfer information between the unit and your map. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it. We recommend Map and Compass Navigation Basics or equivalent prior to this outing.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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6/14/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class
On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic techniques such as shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided free for those without a bike. Recommended for ages 14 and older; under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Location: Tahoe Donner Snowshoe/Cross Country Ski Center | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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6/15/2014 8:00 - 10:00 AM PDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Sacramento REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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6/15/2014 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PDT

Wildlife & Birding Kayak Expedition | Adventure
Discover the abundant plant and animal life living in and around our local scenic waterways on a kayaking expedition with REI Outdoor School. Join our professional kayak guides and naturalists while they help you discover and learn about the many plant, animal, and migratory bird species that call our waters home.

Location: Cosumnes River Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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6/15/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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6/15/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT

Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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6/15/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Scenic Sierra Hike for Families | Adventure | Family
Join the REI Outdoor School on our next hike where we will introduce you to local natural gems of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range and discuss tips and tricks for planning family trips into the outdoors. Kids need to be old enough to hike or bring your child carrier backpack.

Location: Donner Summit | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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6/18/2014 - 6/19/2014 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

Overnight Kayaking - Sierra Nevada Lakes | Adventure
Join us for an overnight kayaking trip with the REI experts! During this 2-day, 1-night outing, you'll not only kayak to a gorgeous destination, but you'll learn about overnight touring gear, packing your kayak and essential trip planning tips. All gear and meals provided. Learn to Kayak or equivilent skill reccomended.

Location: Roseville REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $300.00
Non Member: $320.00

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