Introduction to Snowshoeing Class

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 12
  • Group size 15 people
  • Instructor Allegheny Group of the Sierra Club

Discover the joy of winter and the freedom of snowshoeing! On this snowy outing, you'll learn to identify common winter hazards, how to ascend and descend hills, and tips and tricks to make any winter excursion a safe and enjoyable one! We provide snowshoes, snowshoe poles, and professional instruction on proper use of equipment.

  • Learn to snowshoe with a beautiful, guided excursion
  • Practice travelling through a variety of snow covered terrain
  • Learn about winter packing and layering techniques

What to bring with you


This class will be a winter hike if there is not enough snow for snowshoes. Hike will be led by the Allegheny Group of the Sierra Club!

Map image of Laurel Highlands

More directions and information

Venue will be determined based on conditioins and may include Laurel Hill, Laurel Summit, Forbes State Forest, Roaring Run and Bear Run.