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