Learn what you need to know about hiking

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:44

    Ringwood - Have you been thinking about getting into hiking, or are you already a hiker and you want to know just a little bit more? Whether you’re venturing into the woods for fitness, enjoyment, or just to get away from it all, this class is designed to teach you the basics you should be aware of before you leave home. Topics being covered include local trail information, equipment you should have, and even how to use a compass! Dress to hike. The class takes place this Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. until noon. There is a limit of 20 participants. The cost is $5 for Weis members, $8 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, contact the Weis Ecology Center office at 973-835-2160 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, or go to www.njaudubon.org/centers/weis.