Monday, September 26, 2011

Safe Hiker Course

Tom Friesen of Hike Ontario called today and is presenting the Safe Hiker Course on Friday, 30th. September - FREE!

I am attaching the original ad. for your perusal. If you wish to take advantage of this outstanding offer, get in touch with me ASAP.
Safe Hiker Course – Friday, September 29, 2011 -9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location:__Snowbirds Clubhouse.__________________________

The Hike Ontario Approved Course
Learn to Lead Safely and Enjoyably


Why Hike?

Types of Hikes

Hike Preparation – Route Planning and Guide Books

Knowing the Risks

Packing and Outfitting – First Aid, Safety Kit, Clothing

Nutrition and Hydration

Hitting the Trail:

Getting to the Trail

Following the Route

Breaks along the Trail

Monitoring Conditions

What-if Scenarios

Leave No Trace

Trail Etiquette

Course fee is normally $75, for this occasion only - FREE

Participants receive a manual and certificate.

For more information contact: Tom Friesen 519-439-8900 or Phill Barnes 7705 8488767

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This course will be followed up with a Guided Hike at a convenient time to practice the skills learned.