Explore: Hello Hiking – an introduction to hiking
Welcome to the limited series of walk-shops, specifically designed to introduce you to hiking in the Collie River Valley Region.
The walk-shops support skill development, increase hike fitness, confidence, and the capability to venture out independently, on our fantastic walking trails.
TOPICS MAY INCLUDE: safety on the trails, managing common trail injuries, the importance of hydration, Leave No Trace Principles, how to correctly fit a pack, navigation and basic equipment.
PLEASE NOTE: Each weekly session covers different topics on a different section of our local trails.
EACH SESSION INCLUDES: hire of equipment as necessary, transport, resources and two experienced guides.
DURATION: 2 hours
DISTANCE: Each week we plan to hike 5 – 8km
With thanks to the Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries and the Shire of Collie for making this series of walk shops possible.