Introduction to Hiking Class

10:00am2:00pm

$39 for REI Members

$59 for non-members

Registration closed

Overview

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

Map image of Rockefeller State Park Preserve - Pleasantville, NY

More directions and information

There is a parking fee of $8 per vehicle. You will meet your Instructor in the courtyard near the restroom building in the corner of the main parking lot. By Mass Transit: Take the Metro North Hudson Line train to Tarrytown, there is a Taxi stand outside the station. I've been quoted $14 for the ride to the park. The ride takes about 15 minutes.