Introduction to Hiking - Oct 16 in Issaquah

Get a good start on a lifetime of safe, successful days on our amazing PNW trails with this evening seminar focused on helping you find hikes and hiking companions, choose gear, avoid common trail hazards, and hike safely and courteously.
Cheryl Talbert Cheryl Talbert
Hike & Backpack Leader
September 20, 2017
Introduction to Hiking - Oct 16 in Issaquah

Are you new to the Pacific Northwest and to giving hiking/backpacking a try for the first time? If you're not sure where to go, how to find compatible people to go with, what gear you need, or how to do it safely, join us on Monday, October 16 for a free seminar.

We'll cover everything you need to know: how to find compatible hikes and hiking companions, common trail hazards, good preparation, gear and clothing, Leave-No-Trace practices for protecting our trails and wild places, and trail etiquette.

Experienced Mountaineers hike leaders will be on hanwith their favorite hiking gear 'essentials' to show and demonstrate.  


This seminar is best suited for beginner hikers.  It's not suitable for pets or small children.

Not a Mountaineers member yet?  

You can join as a guest for free and participate in two activities before deciding whether to join (this seminar doesn't count toward your two free activities).