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Sat, Apr 10



Day Hiking Basics Workshop

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate Elevation Gain: 200 ft Duration: 2 hours

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Day Hiking Basics Workshop
Day Hiking Basics Workshop

Time & Location

Apr 10, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Suffield, 2075 Mountain Rd, West Suffield, CT 06093, USA

About The Event

Join Reach Your Summit and the Town of Suffield for a one of a kind fun, interactive workshop going over all you need to know about day hiking basics in the Nutmeg state. This workshop will go over important trip planning information and Leave No Trace Principles.  Hear stories, learn tips and enjoy a show-n-tell of gear that can help make your day hiking experiences better with, Reach Your Summit guide and owner, Mat Jobin's first-hand experience from guiding groups for over 12 years and tackling solo pursuits and thru hikes. Following the workshop, there will be a short guided hike in beautiful Sunrise Park for all levels and abilities.  Please be sure to bring a water, wear proper hiking footwear, face mask and dress in layers.  This is the perfect program to learn more about hiking and gear and to enjoy our beautiful Sunrise Park.

Instructors:      Mat Jobin- owner of Reach Your and Donna Carney-Bastrzycki-Suffield Parks and Recreation

Dates:              April 10

Day:                 Saturday

Time:               1:00-3:00 p.m. Location:          Sunrise Park Upper Pavilion

Ages:               The workshop is for all ages.  The hike is recommended for adults and families with children in Grades 3 and above.

Fee:                  $5.00 per person

Registration closes on Thursday, April 1 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity.  Limited enrollment.

The program will be held rain or shine and only Thunderstorms would cancel the program.  If the program would need to be canceled due to weather, all participants that registered will be contacted.

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