Hiking 101 Workshop
Join local naturalist Leanne Gauthier-Helmer for an afternoon, and put your best foot forward with an introduction to hiking essentials.
hiking 101 workshop
Available Dates: Saturday, June 16th, Saturday, September 1st, 2018
Workshop Description: Whether you are walking cross country or in the woods there are some essential skills that every hiker should know before their journey begins. Join up with local naturalist, photographer and educator Leanne Gauthier-Helmer for a fun filled and informative workshop where she will be sharing some of her hints and tips to help make any hike a safe and successful adventure for you and your family. The workshop will include a hike. Topics to be discussed will be; risk management, what to pack, how to dress, boot and backpack essentials, and some survival basics - what to do in an emergency. This workshop is rain or shine, all levels of hikers are welcome.
Only an hour and a half from the GTA, you can come for the day or stay the weekend and explore Ontario’s South Coast. Along with the Burning Kiln Winery, you can enjoy Mountain Biking, Kayak Tours, Zipline & Canopy Tours, and the Observatory dome for a Stargazing Tour. Treat yourself to an overnight stay in our Luxurious Glamping Wilderness Suites complete with a king-sized bed, full bathroom and outdoor shower. Enjoy all the comforts of a 5-star resort while overlooking the Long Point Bay. Plus, explore the charm of the surrounding rural communities and the great beaches right here in Norfolk County!