Free Hiking Classes (in conjunction with Roanoke 7 Summits!)

Hike Roanoke's Seven Summits!

7 Summits and Beyond: An Introductory Class to Hiking

In partnership with “7 Summit” series, we are excited to offer FREE hiking and backpacking classes. From McAfee Knob to Mill Mountain and every peak in between, these introductory level classes will cover the basics of what you’ll need to get the most out of your next hike.

Topics in the first course will range from trail maps and first aid to water filtration and footwear. Be prepared for your 7 Summits journey and gear up locally!

Wednesday, October 16, 7 – 8:30pm

Walkabout Outfitter
4822 J Valley View Blvd, NW
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 777-0990
FREE!

Now is your time to ask questions of Walkabout Staff and outdoor adventure instructors from City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation about the ins and outs of GEAR. There are a ton of options out there–what ones are right for you? Is your pack even the right size or type for what you need? Try the gear, ask questions, and prepare to conquer Roanoke’s 7 Summits!

Wednesday, November 6, 7 – 8:30pm

Walkabout Outfitter
4822 J Valley View Blvd, NW
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 777-0990
FREE!

You’ve conquered Roanoke’s 7 Summits! Now let’s celebrate! Stop by Walkabout Outfitter any time they are open on Thursday, November 21st (10:00am-8:00pm) and pick up your shirt if you participated in the shirt option for the program. Save your stop until 7:00pm and join in the celebration with other Summiteers! Be ready to be recognized if you hiked all 7 peaks in 7 weeks, enjoy some light snacks and refreshments courtesy of Walkabout Outfitter. Stick around for our closing ceremony and a presentation by Walkabout’s AT Thru Hiker, Blaze, and learn what it’s like to hike from Georgia to Maine.

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 7 – 8:30pm

Walkabout Outfitter
4822 J Valley View Blvd, NW
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 777-0990
FREE!

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