Introduction to Hiking Class


$39 for REI Members

$59 for non-members

Registration closed


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

New to hiking? On this 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. 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


The class is sponsored by Sixpoint Brewery Co as a part of their Jammer Happy Hour Series. Celebrate Sixpoint and REI's partnership with the launch of their new addition of Gose beers called Jammers. Join us after at American Cheez for one of their Gose Jammers supplied by Sixpoint Brewery.

Map image of Prospect Park - Brooklyn, NY

More directions and information

By public transport, take the F or G train and get off at the 15th Street stop and then use the Bartel - Pritchard Square exit to Prospect Park.- Meet in Bartel-Pritchard Square