Basic Wilderness Skills - Workshop - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Lecture: Basic Wilderness Skills Course

Basic Wilderness Skills - Workshop - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Presentation of essential gear systems, researching hikes and trip sign-up, conditioning for outdoor travel, Leave No Trace principals and group first aid responsibilities.

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 activity.
  • Sat, May 2, 2015
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Urban Adventure
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Adults
  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Seattle program center, Saturday May 2, 9am - 3:30 pm.

You must enroll in the 2015 Basic Wilderness Skills course to participate.  This is the first activity in the course.   Attending is required to graduate/complete the course.
The workshop is a fun way to learn key outdoor travel skills, responsibilities, and how to sign-up on trips exploring the mountain trails you've read about in guidebooks. Sponsored by the Seattle Hiking Committee, the Basic Wilderness Skills (BWS) course will support and encourage you to develop outdoor skills that will help you enjoy hiking and backpacking in the Pacific Northwest.


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

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