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BCO & HTXO present Houston Outdoor Live:

Hiking 101

April 17, 2019 - 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Whole Earth Provision Co.

2501 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056

OR online at www.facebook.com/BayouCityOutdoors/

Hiking, exercise for people who hate exercise. Am I right?!

Whether you enjoy urban hikes or backcountry treks, it’s important to know where you’re going, what to wear, and what supplies you’ll need to take with you. Believe it or not, there’s more to hiking than just owning a good pair of boots, and we’d love to share our knowledge with you!

Join us in person, or check us out online via our Facebook LIVE event on the BCO Facebook page (www.facebook.com/BayouCityOutdoors/). Both events run simultaneously, and you can join the Q&A online or in person. If you do happen to drop in, you have the chance to win some very cool giveaways compliments of Whole Earth Provision.  Plus, we’ll have refreshments provided by Karbach Brewing Co. and other snacks. The giveaway will be held at the end of the presentation.

Each week we take a topic, drill down as quick & deep as we can, to get you up to speed and out playing.  We’ll take Q&A after the presentation to help guide everyone into outdoor summer fun mastery.

What topics will we cover?

Topics we’ll cover as many of these as we can plus a Q&A at the end for your questions:

- Hiking Safety Tips

- How to find trailheads

- Gear essentials for every trip

- Gear – how to save $$’s and corners you NEVER want to cut

- Trekking poles; how to use, size and set-up for varying terrains

- Basic exercises to get in hiking shape

- Basic maintenance – make your gear last a lifetime

- Trail etiquette & Leave No Trace

- Best trails in Houston & close by

Join us and you'll also be able to download the free “#10Essentials for Hiking” that evening!

It’s the comprehensive tip sheet for boots, gear, training, trails, safety and what to avoid.

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Itchin’ to hit the trails now? Join us on one of the featured Bayou City Outdoor hiking events: Keep an eye on the BCO calendar!

RSVP at http://www.bayoucityoutdoors.com. For additional information, please call 713-524-3567 or e-mail to info@bayoucityoutdoors.com.

Event Details
Event: BCO & HTXO present Houston Outdoor Live: Hiking 101 Members: Free
Where: Whole Earth Provision Co. Non Members: Free
Address: 2501 Post Oak Blvd Meeting Place: At Event Location
Location Website: Link Meeting Address: Same as Event Location
Meet Loc Website: n/a Meeting Time: 6:45 PM
Location Phone: 713-526-5440 Parking Cost: $0.00
Start Date-Time: 04/17/2019 - 7:00 PM Reg. Deadline: 04/17/2019
* End Date-Time: 04/17/2019 - 8:00 PM PrePay Required: No

Event Leader:
Amy Hope
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Location (More Detail)
Event Location: Whole Earth Provision Co.
Address: 2501 Post Oak Blvd
Directions:
 


Members: 4 Max Attendance: 40
Guests: 1 Spots Available: 35
Total: 5 Guest Limit: No Limit

Overnight: No Kid Friendly: No
Skill Level: n/a Dog Friendly: No

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