Basic Snowshoeing Course - Everett - 2019

Snowshoeing Course

Basic Snowshoeing Course

Basic Snowshoeing Course 2019- Everett

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The Basic Snowshoeing Course offers an introduction to safe and enjoyable winter travel for the beginner. It is designed for people who want to get a taste of snowshoeing and pick up solid foundational skills. Topics of instruction will include selection and use of proper equipment, conditioning, what to rent, where to go, how to plan and evaluate snowshoe routes to avoid avalanche risk, winter travel, safety, and choosing an outing. Students will be eligible to participate in basic snowshoe tours with the confidence of having a foundation in winter travel.

Note that attendance is required at both lectures in order to attend the February 2 field trip, and that participants must attend the field trip in order to graduate.

Badges you will earn:

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Snowshoe Lecture
Online Classroom
Thu, Feb 10, 2022
Registration closes Feb 8
20 participants
4 instructors
Online Classroom
Thu, Feb 17, 2022
Registration closes Feb 15
20 participants
4 instructors
Snowshoe Field Trip
Grace Lakes
Sat, Feb 19, 2022
Registration closes Feb 17
20 participants
7 instructors
Required Equipment

Showshoes, poles, daypack, boots, ten essentials and other clothing suitable for cold and possibly wet winter weather. Proper clothing and equipment is covered in the lectures.

Course Materials

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