Hiking And Camping Classes & Events near Columbus, OH(8 results)
Come learn the basics of what you will need to know to get started on your thru-hike, from the Pacific Crest Trail, John Muir Trail, to the Appalachian Trail. This in-store class will give you a solid foundation, getting you started on planning everything from a short hike to a long backpacking trip
Lightweight Tents and Sleep Systems Workshop
Looking to lighten your load on your next adventure? Join REI for this hands-on workshop about lightweight shelters and sleep systems. You'll walk way with experience in setting up multiple, lightweight shelters and know which one is best for you.
Bear Bags and Backcountry Food Storage Workshop
Are you ready to travel in bear country? Join REI's expert guides to learn the basics of bear canisters and bear bags, and when and where to use them. You'll get a hands-on chance to practice bear bag hanging skills, and learn bear awareness to keep your food (and your campsite) bear free.
Beginner's Camping Workshop
It's always the season for campfires, s'mores, and spending time in nature. Join REI's expert guides for this hands-on, first look at camping. You'll practice setting up tents, get help selecting the best sleeping bag for you, and get practical experience to help you camp for the first time.
Women's How to Pack a Backpack Workshop
Backpacking is an amazing way to experience the wilderness! But having a pack that doesn't fit, or a load that tries to pull you back down the mountain is no fun. Join an REI expert to get tips for loading your gear and learn the specifics of women's pack fitting.
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