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February 20 @ 6:00pm
These gorgeous, snow-covered mountains and valleys aren’t just something pretty to look at – get out and enjoy them! REI Bozeman continues to host FREE outdoors-based presentations this winter. Here’s a look at a few of the upcoming courses.
Are you looking for a fun winter sport? Join for Snowshoeing Basics on Wednesday, February 20th from 6–7:30pm. The class will focus on the appropriate selection of gear as well as the basics on what you need and where to go to get started. If you ever thought about getting into snowshoeing, this is a great introduction to the sport!
Get a handle on Pet First Aid in the Backcountry with Drs. Chris Kenyon and Loni Odenbeck of 360 Pet Medical on Thursday, February 28th from 6–7:30pm. The course will give an introduction to pet first aid, particularly in the backcountry, with such topics as lacerations and bandaging, allergic reactions, toxin ingestion, heatstroke, dehydration, and snake bite. Kenyon and Odenbeck will cover common emergencies and how to respond to them. Stations will be set up to practice skills with their personal dogs and staff from the hospital. Questions and open discussion will be encouraged!
Thinking about an exciting adventure abroad? Curious about what planning the trip might entail? Sign-up for next month’s International & Adventure Travel Basics class, set for Thursday, March 7th from 6–7:30pm. Join REI experts to learn the nuances of an international adventure trip. This class will cover aspects of pre-planning and preparation, logistics, equipment and apparel selection, adventure travel activities, and resources available to make your next adventure one to remember.
Many REI classes and presentations are free and open to the public, but registration is required as space is limited. Reserve a spot now at www.rei.com/learn, where you can find more information about these and other upcoming courses and events. •