Great Outdoors Hike Leader Training

  • Sun, May 06, 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • San Gabriel Canyon Environmental Education Center


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Hike Leader Training

When: Sunday, May 6, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

  • Continental Breakfast Provided by GO -  8:00 AM
  • Training starts promptly at 8:30 AM
  • Training will be approximately 4 hours with short hike following

Where: San Gabriel Canyon Environmental Education Center


If you are interested in possibly leading a hike please join us. Current hike leaders will discuss any issues with past hikes and plan for future hikes. We will review basic hike leader procedures and techniques. This is also a good refresher for current hike leaders.  We will go on a short hike after the training.

Course Objectives:

  • Planning
  • Describing-Promoting
  • Conducting
  • Safety Management
  • Have Fun and Inspire  

Directions: Driving northbound on Highway 39, the San Gabriel Canyon Environmental Education Center is on the west (left) side of the road, shortly after passing the ORV (Off Road Vehicle) access area.  Meeting location is across the road and slightly south of the Rincon Fire Station entrance.  No permit is needed for parking. See map below.  GPS Coordinates: 34.237154, Longitude: -117.861802.

What to bring:  Hiking shoes, hat/cap, sunscreen, water and your lunch.  Great Outdoors will provide a continental breakfast and some snacks.

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