Basic Snowshoeing Course - Everett - 2020

Snowshoeing Course

Basic Snowshoeing Course

2020 Basic Snowshoeing Course - Everett

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.

Please note that attendance is required at both lectures in order to attend the February 1 field trip.

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Snowshoe Lecture
Evergreen Middle School (Everett)
Tue, Jan 14, 2020
Registration closes Jan 12
30 participants
8 instructors
Evergreen Middle School (Everett)
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Registration closes Jan 19
30 participants
8 instructors
Snowshoe Field Trip
Grace Lakes
Sat, Feb 1, 2020
Registration closes Jan 30
30 participants
9 instructors
Roster
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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