Prepare to enjoy the hiking season!

Saturday, September 16
Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa

This popular full-day course is aimed at new hikers and those interested in making hiking safe and enjoyable. Topics include hike planning, preparation, packing, outfitting and on-trail procedures, plus an orientation to hiking with a guided group. The day includes a short hike to practise your new skills. It’s the perfect confidence boost to get started with some good hiking experiences.

$60 for RTA members, $85 for non-members (includes RTA membership thru March 2019!).

Registration opens August 1, 2017! For registration details and other inquiries, please email us at