Do you want to start hiking, but are not familiar with the area? Or are you just looking to make new friends, get some exercise and hike in a social environment while enjoying some of the best views in the North Bay? Hikes range from 4 to 10 miles with elevations up to 1500 feet. While exploring the best local trails with an experienced hiker, you will also learn hiking tips and how to have a fun, safe and comfortable experience while hiking. You will learn what are hiking essentials, from equipment, attire, safety tips and more. After completing the course you will feel confident hiking the trials on your own or with other groups in the area. First day begins with classroom orientation followed by a local hike. Bring a day pack with lunch and water, good, sturdy shoes with plenty of tread and clothing which can be layered for comfort. Some parks have entrance fees that are the responsibility of the student. Consult your physician prior to registering for this course.