Intro to Hiking Series: Hike No. 3

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Saturday, June 11 from 9:00AM-12:30

  • 25 US dollars
  • Montour Woods, Coraopolis

About the Adventure

Activity Level 2: Moderate Guides: Joe and Lindsay Introduction to Hiking Series This series of hikes has been designed for those who are new to hiking and those who want to learn a little more about what can help to make the hiking experience more rewarding. Each hike will increase in length and amount of vertical gain. Sign up for all four or pick and choose the hikes that appeal to you. Hike #3: Hiking and Basic Navigation Hike number three takes us to the Montour Woods Conservation area in Coraopolis. On this hike you will learn basic map and compass skills so you can orient yourself and a map to true north. Next, you'll learn how to determine where you are on the map. Finally, we'll utilize the compass and map to navigate to a specific location. We’ll also look at the value of hiking apps that you may want to use. The hike will cover 5.0 – 6.0 miles of beautiful trails and ascend up to 620 feet. This adventure is a blend of hiking and instruction meant to help you with your navigation skills. It's led by Joe, friend of the WAC. Joe has worked in the outdoor industry for a long time and is a gear expert, having worked at REI for many years. He has taught a variety of classes regarding navigation using a map and compass. If you've been wanting to get out for hikes but are feeling unsure about your navigation skills... Hike No. 3 is for you!

Cancellation Policy

To cancel a booking, please make your cancellation at least two business days (Monday – Friday) in advance of the outing. For example, you must cancel no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday for the following weekend’s event by emailing or calling 717-433-7958. Cancellations with insufficient notice, no-shows, and late arrivals who have missed the group’s departure will not receive a refund. Refunds are issued in the form of original payment. If we cancel due to weather, you will receive a full refund. For cancellations involving an outfitter (SUP, rafting, kayaking, etc.) we follow the outfitter's cancellations policy.

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