Introduction to Hiking Class

10:00am3:30pm

$40 for REI Members

$60 for non-members

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 Lake Norman State Park: Swim Beach Parking Lot

More directions and information

Lake Norman State Park and the Friends of Lake Norman: REI Charlotte Market multiple year grant recipients.