Provides students a solid foundation in snowshoeing. Topics covered are snowshoe techniques and travel, winter clothing and gear selection and conditioning for snowshoeing.
Successful completion will allow the student to participate in Easy snowshoe outings. It will also allow an interested student to continue on to the next level Snowshoe II. There are no pre-requisites for this course. Students age 10-13 may take this course if a parent or guardian registers and takes the course with them. Students age 14-17 may take the course without a parent or guardian but must have a signed waiver from the parent or guardian and committee approval. See Tacoma website for further information re: the 2012-13 season and registration.