Introduction to Hiking in the Pacific Northwest - 6:30pm March 27 at the Redmond Library

Introduction to Hiking in the Pacific Northwest - 6:30pm March 27 at the Redmond Library

Get a good start on a lifetime of safe, successful days in our amazing PNW trails with this FREE two-hour, information-packed evening seminar to help you find hikes, choose gear, hike safely and be a good trail citizen. Open to the public!
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 event.

FREE seminar, designed for brand new hikers, and for people who have hiked before but want an introduction to safe hiking in our major Pacific Northwest hiking areas.  The agenda will cover how to choose a trail that's right for your skills and the season, common trail hazards, good preparation, gear and clothing, Leave-No-Trace practices for protecting our trails and wild places, and trail etiquette as well as useful information on permits and other useful resources.   Volunteers will be in attendance to demonstrate a range of their favorite gear options and lightweight inexpensive options for the Ten Essentials for various seasons on the trail.

At the seminar we will also help you learn how to find and join Mountaineers and other group hikes and skills classes.

Learn more about the class and register here!  

You don't need to be a Mountaineers member to attend, but you can join as a guest which will allow me to send you some useful info before the class.   You can join for free and check us out on two seminars, events or activities before deciding if you want to become a full member - go to to find out more!

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Redmond Public Library, room 2
15990 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98052, USA