Let's Learn the Basics of Snow Shoeing!

  • December 4, 2012 · 7:00 PM
  • REI

Hi Afros!

The Bay Area Outdoor Afro Leadership Team is in the process of planning some winter trips 2013 ski season.

As we prepare for that, we want to invite you to a FREE "indoor" Outdoor Afro event hosted by one of Outdoor Afro's sponsors, REI.

Taking place at the REI store in Berkeley, this event will offer a great opportunity to learn snow shoe basics as well as places you can go to try out your new or dusted off snow shoe skills. Plus, there’s going to be a raffle, goodie bags and discount offers for those who attend.


As always, we hope to have events that are family friendly and inclusive of all our members, no matter their experience levels. Personally, I've never been a snow boarder or a down hill skier so I've really come to love snow shoeing. If you're

like me and love the snow, but prefer a slower, more relaxed activity, I'd highly recommend you attend this work shop and learn more about snow shoeing or "snow hiking," as I like to call it. '

<= this is me snow shoeing among the giant trees in Yosemite!

Hope to see you there and Don't forget to RSVP here:


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  • George

    Sorry I couldn't make it, but I'm looking forward to getting out in the snow. Were there any tips/brochures or other info that could be posted?

    December 5, 2012

  • Blake C. A.

    Really Informative and Richard Bolt's presentation made me want to get out in the snow immediately.

    December 5, 2012

  • Blake C. A.

    Thoroughly enjoyed the class; just wish they'd had some artificial snow so we could try the shoes out! :-D

    December 5, 2012

  • Jennie M.

    It was informative and rewarding

    December 5, 2012

  • Timothy R.

    Yes it was & very informative!

    December 5, 2012

  • Zoë P.

    REI and Snowshoes.com put on such a great event! I'm so glad that I attended and was joined by 9 other Outdoor Afros! Thanks to everyone who attended. Look for our snow shoe meet up coming soon!

    1 · December 5, 2012

  • Marin G.

    Badger Pass in Yosemite is a great location for less crowded skiing, snow showing or any snow activity. Hey let's go!

    November 16, 2012

    • Zoë P.

      that photo was taken on Badger Pass!

      November 17, 2012

    • Jennie M.

      I love the outdoors in the Fall & Winter. Snowshoeing is fun and good exercise too! Can't wait till we go on a trip.

      December 4, 2012

  • Blake C. A.

    I am so looking forward to this class. Always pass up trips to Tahoe and the like cuz i don't downhill. Can't wait to learn this!

    November 19, 2012

  • Xela

    Will there be an outing planned to try out the new snow shoe skills with Outdoor Af?

    November 15, 2012

    • Zoë P.

      yup! we're working on it. Stay tuned for 2013!

      November 15, 2012

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