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All About Snowshoeing

January 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

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Free
This event is for members only-please join, for free, The Koa Club Membership, or if you are already a member, please log in to your membership to register for this event.

Presented by

Morgan Boyle, experienced snowshoe trip leader

Description

So its winter (for those of us in the northern hemisphere) and instead of feeling the winter blues, take up a fun sport like snowshoeing. Snowshoeing is a popular winter sport because it is relatively easy to learn,  provides for a fun low impact aerobic activity and is a great way to exert energy during the cold winter months. It also allows you to explore and experience the beauty and tranquility of the snowy alpine forests while engaging in the activity.

Back by popular demand, at this online workshop, our speaker, Morgan Boyle will discuss what clothing you will need, the different types of equipment available for snowshoeing, how you actually snowshoe, and safety tips for enjoying this winter activity, including about avalanche awareness. Even if you are a seasoned “snowshoer”, come to this one-hour talk to brush up on some snowshoe tips.

Once you have attended this workshop and if you live in or near Seattle, you can sign up for the snow shoe trips that Morgan plans to lead during the upcoming winter months.

Speaker

Morgan Boyle, Practice Advocate at Optum Care Network and Director of Outdoor Projects at The Koa Club

Morgan has been interested in the outdoors since he was a child.  During his childhood he spent a lot of time solo hiking around the trails close to his house, oftentimes trying to get lost so he could find a route back to the trail head.  For the past four years Morgan has been a member of The Mountaineers allowing him to get back to hiking and learning new snow skills.  He has been involved with The Mountaineers snowshoe program as an instructor teaching Basic and Back Country skills; and he enjoys sharing how different the trails look with seasonal changes with all skills levels.

Who Can Attend & Fee

  • Free for all members of The Koa Club and guests of members of The Koa Club
  • Event limited to only members of The Koa Club and guests of members of The Koa Club

Location/ Date & Time

Online via Zoom only:

  • The Zoom link will be provided in your RSVP confirmation email (please check your spam folder if you did not get the confirmation email).
  • Once registered for the event, as a member, you can also click to join the event directly from the event page after you have logged into your membership portal. The “Click Here to Watch Workshop” button will show on the event page 15 minutes before the event start time (remember to first log into your membership portal).

Date:  Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Time: 6pm – 7pmPT/7pm-8pmMT/8pm-9pmCT/9pm-10pmET

Details

Date:
January 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Online Only
Via Zoom link provided United States