Summer Hiking Clinics
Summer Hiking Clinics at Grouse Mountain give you an introduction to back-country hiking that will take you off the beaten path while providing you with a solid foundation of all the essential aspects of safe back-country travel. Each week of the Clinic we will explore a different trail
giving you a grand tour of the wilderness and stunning viewpoints.
Topics covered include:
- basic navigation
- trip planning
- first aid
- review of appropriate gear and equipment
- how to minimize and deal with wildlife
- water collection theory
- shelter and fire for survival situations
Guests will be provided with a mandatory kit list for this Clinic, this will include appropriate footwear, a small
pack, water and snacks.
Every Sunday from July 2 through October 8, 2017. Each Clinic consists of 3-sessions.
July 8, 15, 22
Clinic 2: July 29, August 5, 12
Clinic 3: August 19, 26, September 2
Clinic 4: September 9, 16, 23
9:30am-1:00pm (3.5 hours)
Age: 19+ (14+ accompanied by an adult)
Ability Level: A moderate fitness level is required for this Clinic. Terrain will include uneven rocky
Clinics meet at the top of the Mountain by the fire pit outside the Chalet.