Hike Essentials Seminar

Branch members and the general public are invited to attend HIKE FEST 2018. There is NO cost for this seminar. Membership is NOT required. Learn just about everything you need to know about hiking in the Pacific Northwest.

Hike Essentials Seminar: This course is designed to answer questions that a novice hiker or new Mountaineers member may have about how to get out hiking. Learn from experienced hikers what to put in your pack and how to dress for comfort and safety. We will discuss clothing, boots, packs, the Ten Essentials, seasonal trail hazards, where to shop for equipment and how to research your trips.