Introduction to Snowshoeing

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Date(s) - 01/15/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Northfield Mountain


Add a new activity to your winter repertoire at FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain on Saturday, January 15th from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. Exploding in popularity, snowshoeing is easy to master and fun to do. This low-cost winter activity can literally change your relationship with winter. Perfect for all ages, it has surprising health benefits. Learn tips on equipment, technique, and clothing and why “snowshoeing is the best bang-for-the-buck, fat-burning workout in winter” according to Dr. Ray Browning at the University of Colorado’s Health Science Center.

Whether you are new to snowshoeing or interested in learning more, this free outdoor program will help you gain confidence and skills. Participants must be 18 years or older and comfortable hiking over moderate terrain. Snowshoes are available to rent for $16.  Masks needed for group gathering. Pre-registration is required at as group size is strictly limited for this program.

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