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OUTDOOR WORKSHOP - DESERT HIKING & SAFETY

LIVE AT STORE OUTDOOR CLASSROOM

Saturday May 1st,  9:00 – 11:00 AM (Arizona Time MST)

IN-PERSON WORKSHOP     2 Hours     9 Student Max

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MODERN CAMPING TENTS

PLEASE NOTE:

Class limited to 9 spots. If you see "The requested qty is not available" error when purchasing, please reduce you requested quantity or choose another class date.

$15.00
Availability: In stock
SKU
WSW-2

DESERT HIKING & SAFETY - TECHNIQUES, GEAR, CRITTERS, TIPS & TRICKS & MORE

This workshop covers the essentials for safe, fun desert hiking adventure.

The Sonoran Desrt is an extraordinary place with beautiful views and rugged terrain. The extreme environent offers unique challenges to hikers that are often overlooked. You will learn the safe practices and techniques to avoid the most common hazzards as well 

You will learn:

  • Practical Hiking Habits
  • Proper clothing & footwear
  • The 2 most common mistakes
  • Safety in the desert, water, shade, snakes, bees &...
  • The 10 Essentials (Desert Configured)
  • A few local day hiking gems
  • and more

 

WHERE: The Outdoor Classroom behind The Arizona Hiking Shack 3244 E. Thomas Rd. Phx

WHO: Beginners to Intermediate. Ages 18 & up. (12 yrs & up with Gaurdian) Limit 9 participants. Hikers, campers, backpackers, anglers, off-roaders, paddlers, climbers, preppers, and all interested.

SAVE MONEY!
Workshop includes a 10% discount on rentals gear so you can try it out without investing thousands. A great way to try out different gear, outfit a friend or just see if camping or backpacking is for you.

 

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS OUTSIDE. COME PREPARED TO WORK IN THE DIRT & SUN. A bottle of water and appropriate clothing is highly reccomended.

WORKSHOP SIZE: is kept small (9 attendees) to facilitate questions and individual attention.

WORKSHOP INCLUDES: 10% Discount for all future purchases as a part of the Arizona Hiking Shack family. You will need to create a Shack Account to take advantage of this.

 

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FAQ

  • ALL AHS CLASSES & WORKSHOPS HAVE A 4-PERSON MINIMUM. If minimum is not met class can be cancelled.
  • WORKSHOP CUT-OFF for registration sign up is 3 Days (72 hours) prior to class. Walk-ins on day of are welcome if space allows.
  • IF WE CANCEL class for minimum attendance requirement not being met, payment is refunded or applied to another class or event, your choice. Cancelations take place 48 hours prior to class if needed via email. (We’ve only canceled twice in the last 8 years.)
  • IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL PRIOR to 72 hours before class you will receive a full refund. Any cancellations by attendees LESS than 72 hours prior to class cannot be refunded but can be applied to another class. (Instructors are available via email and always strive for your satisfaction.)
  • A waiver will need to be signed and returned via email for class.

 

 
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Jonathan Mincks – Wilderness Skills & Safety Instructor

Mincks is a boondocks scholar who has been exploring the backcountry since in diapers. His life-long study and engagement in wilderness skills and emergency response has earned him multiple credentials in; Advanced Wilderness First Aid, CPR, Natural Medicine, Wilderness Survival, Desert Survival, Paddling Specialist and Outfitting.

His approach to teaching is renowned for being practical, thorough, inspiring and current.  His attention to detail and current "hacks" has garnered him acclaim from new enthusiasts and seasoned professionals alike.

 

"What you teach is PSAR, Preventative Search and Rescue"

Members of the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) Search and Rescue team after watching Mincks in action.

 

 

 

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