First Hike of the Year


$30 for REI Members

$50 for non-members

Limited spots left


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Group size 5 people

The New Year is here! Time to hit the trail, breathe in some fresh air, and get out for a hike! Celebrate the season on some of our favorite trails and learn some tips that make cold-weather hiking more enjoyable. We'll finish with hot cocoa and a chance to share stories to fuel inspiration for this year's adventures! Grab your day pack, lace up those boots, and we'll see you at the trailhead!

  • Learn to adapt basic hiking skills to the winter environment
  • Learn proper emergency preparedness and person health for cold environment
  • Learn about beneficial clothing and equipment to make your experience more enjoyable
  • Learn how to dress to stay warm, dry and comfortable so you can expand your hiking experience to 4 seasons
  • Take a great winter hike

What to bring with you


Start the New Year with a hike! Latourell Falls is a moderate 2.5 mile loop in the Columbia River Gorge. A perfect hike to start your New Year intentions.

Map image of Guy W. Talbot State Park

More directions and information

Meet at the picnic shelter located along NE Latourell Rd.