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BCO & REI present: Hiking 101: All temperatures & Easy Essentials
January 11, 2017 – 7 PM – 8:30 PM
7538 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77063
There’s a lot more to hiking than just finding the trailhead or owning a pair of hiking boots...
One thing we all know about Houston and the great outdoors, you can count on the weather always changing. Tonight, we’ll talk about being prepared for all temps. Plus, we’ll go over the top 10 Essentials for your pack and how to pull them together inexpensively, and still keep your pack light.
We’ll also go over some of the better trails around Houston and around Texas. We’ll focus on keeping it a little more local, and throw in some tips for staying in hiking (and backpacking shape) in the winter months.
Whether you are enjoying urban hikes or a backcountry treks, it is important for you to know where you are going, wear the correct clothing and shoes and have the right supplies for your journey.
Bayou City Outdoors hikes leads local, Texas & international hikes. From inner city, get-to-know-Houston hikes to Big Bend, Colombia, Spain and parts unknown - we get around.
Check out the calendar at http://www.bayoucityoutdoors.com/ and join us for Hiking 101: All temperatures & Easy Essentials, we’ll get you out on the trails in no time!
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When & Where
Bayou City Outdoors
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Typically most BCO events are for adults. But, we do love kids. If you believe your child is capable of keeping up with the group, no problem. AND if this is a bike ride they MUST wear a helmet. Questions? Contact us at email@example.com
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We add parking details to the Event descriptions.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
If the temperature is above 80 or it very clearly says "No Dogs" then please don't bring your dog. We LOVE dogs and only make this rule if we feel there could be a safety concern (for the dogs of course:).
BIKE: If it is a bike ride: Bring a helmet or borrow one from us. Helmets are the single most important piece of gear you can have on a bike ride. Anyway, any time you are wearing a helmet you must be having fun!
Bring water. Frequently our events are in the woods or out of the way. Water is important.
HIKE: If it is a hiking event wear comfortable shoes. Athletic shoes, hiking boots, running shoes, just be sure your feet will be happy.
SOCIAL: If it is a social event? Wear whatever YOU feel comfortable in. We are an eclectic mix of people with all types of interests and jobs. People will come straight from work in a suit or jeans, straight from running or working out, and some of us even come cleaned up straight from the shower! (and everything in between)
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Can I update my registration information?
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Printed ticket or download the EventBright app and bring it on your phone.
What is the refund policy?
Refunds up until 48 hours before. Or, better yet, get some goodwill by sharing your ticket with a friend. They will love you even more after all the fun they had at the BCO event!
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes - see love & friendship above!