ADVENTURE SCHOOL - Hiking 101 

9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. 

Price: $110/person

The Adventure School is delivered through a private booking for groups of 2 or more people.  Go to the Private Bookings page for available dates.

 

Learn the key elements to be knowledgeable and confident hiking in the outdoors. You’ll learn about how to plan for a day hike in the Edmonton area or a mountain environment.


Several key subjects are covered including:

  • Animal safety including bears 

  • Types of packs and equipment to pack

  • Clothing and footwear

  • Hiking poles, hiking techniques, preventing chronic strain injuries

  • Safety Planning including simple map reading


All of this is done in the company of other women including the instructor guide.


Each Adventure School  takes place outdoors in Edmonton's Hawrelak Park with easy access to public washrooms.  Participants sit in lawn chairs under a canopy on the grass.  The course is delivered under the canopy and also on short walks in Edmonton's river valley.