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Hiking & Backpacking Basics - The First Steps

1:30p to 4:30p
Sat, June 01, 2019
John Koepke
(210) 688-9055, x2009

Discover what you’ve been missing! Learn to get away from it all by preparing for day-trips or week-long expeditions, then start exploring your own special paradise on foot. Class covers essential equipment, hiking safety, and all questions raised by participants, plus you’ll learn about some great places to hike using your new-found knowledge. 

Open to everyone 12 years of age and older; class size is limited to the first 15 who register. Sorry, no group reservations. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian. No pets please.

Class is held in an open-air building so please dress for the weather; bring water (1 liter per person), and a snack if you like. Meet by the main Visitor Center.

Reservations required and will be accepted through noon on Friday, May 31, 2019. To register, please go to http://friendsofgovernmentcanyon.org/events. Natural Areas fees apply. For information email reservations@friendsofgc.org or call (210) 688-9055, x2009.

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