Outdoor Skills Classes & Events near Portland, OR(5 results)
Essential Wilderness Skills
Learn essential wilderness skills and increase your confidence in the outdoors with this engaging class. We'll delve into the 10 essentials, mechanisms of heat loss/gain, proper layering, campsite selection, knot tying, shelter set-up, stove use, fire building and water purification.
Wilderness First Aid with NOLS and REI
Prepare for the unexpected with this engaging, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two days by our partners at NOLS Wilderness Medicine. If you work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.
Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in scenarios to practice and hone your skills.
GPS Navigation Basics
Join an REI Outdoor School instructor as he or she leads you through the basics of GPS navigation. Learn how to use your pocket-sized navigator to pinpoint your location, mark waypoints and navigate to distant points. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it to the class. This is an in-store class.
GPS Navigation Basics Class
Join us to learn basics of Hand-Held GPS navigation. Learn how to pinpoint your location, mark waypoints and navigate to distant points. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it to class.
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