Women's Introduction to Hiking


$40 for REI Members

$60 for non-members


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Group size 12 people

New to hiking? On this all women outing you'll learn about the gear and clothing that can make your hikes more comfortable and enjoyable. We'll practice some techniques to help you hike more efficiently and cover skills such as route finding and emergency preparedness. Learn new skills in this relaxed and friendly environment and meet other women interested in exploring the outdoors. An instructor versed in photography, birding or navigation will also lend their personal knowledge to add interest to your hike

  • Learn basic hiking skills such as route finding, emergency preparedness and personal health
  • Learn about the equipment that can make your hikes more enjoyable
  • Discover hidden trails in your backyard

What to bring with you

Map image of Crowders Mountain State Park: Boulders Access Area

More directions and information

Crowders Mountain State Park and the Friends of Crowders Mountain: REI Charlotte Market multiple year grant recipients.