Learn to Snowshoe

10:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Blackwell Forest Preserve - McKee Marsh

  • Member price: $59
  • Non-member price: $79
  • 8 spots left

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

Discover the joy of winter and the freedom of snowshoeing! On this snowy outing, you'll learn to identify common winter hazards, how to ascend and descend hills, and tips and tricks to make any winter excursion a safe and enjoyable one! We provide snowshoes, snowshoe poles, and professional instruction on proper use of equipment.

  • Learn to snowshoe with a beautiful, guided excursion
  • Practice travelling through a variety of snow covered terrain
  • Learn about winter packing and layering techniques

Blackwell Forest Preserve - McKee Marsh

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If you have any questions, please contact us: Monday-Thursday 9 am-5 pm at 312-929-3047; or Friday-Sunday on our after-hours phone at 312-834-3734, or by email at Chicago-os@rei.com - all of these are monitored mailboxes.