Basic Snowshoeing Lecture

Lecture: Basic Snowshoeing Course

Basic Snowshoeing Lecture - Issaquah City Hall

A lecture and discussion providing information to safely and competently snowshoe on non-technical winter terrain.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

6:30-9PM in the Eagle Room at Issaquah City Hall.  Google map location at https://goo.gl/maps/xT7dShCnwVQ

This is the first of two evening lectures which, along with a field trip, make up the requirements to graduate from the Foothills Introduction to Snowshoeing course.  The first lecture will include  general winter gear and snowshoe-specific gear, gear rental and purchase options, snowshoe trip planning, winter safety, avalanche and terrain awareness, snowshoe movement techniques, relevant winter activity-related websites and other resources and  area snowshoe destinations and routes.

In addition to the lecture, slideshow, and Q&A, there will also be snowshoe gear tables set-up for students to peruse and ask question about, with examples of different kinds of snowshoes, appropriate boots, outerwear, gaiters, poles and other gear essentials.

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Issaquah City Hall


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Required Equipment

No equipment is required for the first lecture.

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