Join us and explore more of Grouse Mountain this summer at our hiking clinics.

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 encounters
  • 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.

Dates:
Every Sunday from July 2 through October 8, 2017. Each Clinic consists of 3-sessions.

Clinic 1: July 23, 30 and August 6 
Clinic 2: August 13, 20, 27
Clinic 3: September 3, 10, 17 
Clinic 4: September 24, October 1, 8

Times:
9:30am-12:30pm (3 hours)

Age: 19+
Ability Level: A moderate fitness level is required for this Clinic. Terrain will include uneven rocky sections.

Clinics meet at the top of the Mountain by the fire pit outside the Chalet.