Wilderness Skills - Spring Class - Olympia, 2014

Day Hiking Course

Wilderness Skills

Wilderness Skills - Olympia. Teaches the basics of hiking, including topics on gear selection, navigation, conditioning, the 10 Essentials, safety in the backcountry and other topics.

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Open to all - Mountaineer members and the general public Wilderness Skills is designed to prepare area outdoor enthusiasts for hiking or backpacking in the forests, mountains and trails of the Pacific Northwest. This course is also the foundation or first Module for the Alpine Scrambling Course and the Basic Climbing Courses with the Olympia Branch.

Schedule: Tuesday, April 21st from 6:00 to 9:30, first lecture.  Saturday, April 25th, 8am to 5pm, second Lecture.  Saturday, May 2, 8am to 5pm, outdoor field day.

Fees: $30 for Mountaineer members, $50 for members family of four.  $60 for non-members, $100 for non-member family of 4.

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Wilderness Skills Jan 16
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Olympia
Mon, Jan 26, 2015
Registration closed Jan 20
1 participant
19 instructors
Olympia Friends Meeting House
Sat, Apr 23, 2016
Registration closed Apr 23
22 participants
19 instructors
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Olympia
Sat, Jan 26, 2019
Registration closed Jan 26
19 participants
18 instructors
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Olympia
Sat, Jan 25, 2020
Registration closed Feb 1
9 participants
9 instructors
Wilderness Skills Jan 30
Olympia Friends Meeting House
Sat, Apr 30, 2016
Registration closed Apr 30
20 participants
19 instructors
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Olympia
Sat, Feb 2, 2019
Registration closed Feb 2
33 participants
18 instructors
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Olympia
Sat, Feb 1, 2020
Registration closed Feb 5
16 participants
9 instructors
Roster
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