Day Hiking 101

by Canadian Skyline Adventures

PREPARE FOR THE WILDERNESS!

$75/PERSON + 5% GST

  • Allow approximately 4-5 hours for this tour including transportation.
  • Total walking distance is up to 9km with some elevation gain
  • *We will go with only one person but a Single Occupancy fee of $15 applies

PLEASE CONTACT CANADIAN SKYLINE ADVENTURES TO BOOK THIS LEARNING EXPERIENCE

This tour is designed for people who want to develop the skills and confidence to travel on backcountry trails and in the wilderness on their own.

We travel to one of the easier hiking trails close to town where the trail becomes our classroom. We stop often and each break we cover one of the listed topics

TOPICS WE COVER INCLUDE:

Gear: What to pack and why, gear selection

Basic Navigation: How to stay found, what to do if you are lost, navigation devices, basic map and compass

Trip Planning: Choosing your trail or route, figuring out distances and elevations, trip planning resources

Leave no Trace: How to keep our wild places clean and pristine while visiting

Emergencies: How to avoid them, what to do when one happens in your group or to you

Wildlife encounters: Avoiding them, and what to do when they happen

Edible and medicinal plants: We are not allowed to collect in the national park but we will point out and describe a few edible and medicinal plants while we are on our tour.dicinal plants while we are on our tour.

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