Basic Snowshoeing Course - Foothills (Eastside) - 2017

Snowshoeing Course

Basic Snowshoeing Course

Learn how to get out into the winter wonderland safely on snowshoes with this introductory snowshoe course.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

Want to learn to snowshoe? This course is designed for those with no or little experience who want to learn basics of snowshoeing. Whether you are new to snowsports, want to have fun in the winter outdoors or yearn to take winter hikes, this is the course to get you started on your winter adventure. The course will cover basic balance, maneuvering on snowshoes, going up hill and handling downhills, through a combination of lectures and field practice.  The 2017 course will include in-depth avalanche awareness education provided by a Northwest Avalanche Center expert, and graduates will be awarded an Avalanche Awareness badge.  

Snowshoe gear required.

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Basic Snowshoeing Lecture
South Bellevue Community Center
Tue, Nov 27, 2018
Registration closed Nov 25
6 participants
4 instructors
South Bellevue Community Center
Thu, Jan 3, 2019
Registration closed Dec 28
3 participants
6 instructors
Avalanche Awareness
South Bellevue Community Center
Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Registration closed Nov 25
4 participants
0 instructors
South Bellevue Community Center
Tue, Jan 8, 2019
Registration closed Dec 28
1 participant
1 instructor
Basic Snowshoeing Field Trip
Stevens Pass Ski Area
Sat, Dec 8, 2018
Registration closed Nov 25
1 participant
0 instructors
Grace Lakes
Sun, Dec 16, 2018
Registration closed Nov 25
0 participants
1 instructor
Commonwealth Basin
Sat, Jan 12, 2019
Registration closed Dec 28
0 participants
0 instructors
Commonwealth Basin
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Registration closed Dec 28
2 participants
0 instructors
Commonwealth Basin
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Registration closed Dec 28
3 participants
0 instructors
Roster
Required Equipment

Will be communicated to students in advance of the field trips.

Course Materials

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