$45 – $65

Learn How to Use POLES for Hiking and Outdoor Exercise

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$45 Member Price / $65 Non-Member Price

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Learn individualized strategies for improving your performance, confidence, posture, and balance when using poles for hiking & outdoor exercises. “Test drive” different pole models and work on power, endurance, and spine function when going uphill, as well as skills for preserving your joints when going downhill.


Instructed by Jayah Faye Paley


-Youth, ages 12 and up, are welcome with adult supervision.

-This class will be held mostly outdoors with some time spent indoors. Participants should be able to spend at least three hours outdoors and active. Portions of this class may be held in remote or wilderness areas.

-If you have any special circumstances or questions, please contact us at fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org.




Class Cancelation Policy

If a registered participant wishes to cancel their enrollment and receive a refund, notification must be received at least 14 days in advance of the class date. No refunds will be issued for enrollment cancellations made less than 14 days in advance of the class date. Class enrollment fees are non-transferable. PNRSA Field Institute classes are generally run rain or shine, though will follow National Park Service weather and road advisories to ensure that classes only run in safe conditions. In the event that the PRNSA Field Institute cancels a class for any reason, participants will receive a full refund of class fees.




What to Bring:

-Warm, variable-weather, layered clothing (waterproof windbreaker or rain jacket, hat, gloves)

-Hat and sunscreen

-Comfortable walking shoes

-Daypack

-Notebook & Pen

-Lunch, snacks, and water for the day

-Binoculars (optional)

-Camera (optional)





Interested in becoming a PRNSA Field Institute facilitator? Want to take classes for FREE while helping out a great cause? Join us! Contact us at fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org for more information.

Are you an outdoor educator or artist who would like to teach a PRNSA Field Institute class? Contact us at fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org or visit www.ptreyes.org/camps-classes-programs/field-institute/class-information for more information about how to become a PRNSA Field Institute Instructor.

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