Like the idea of embarking on a self-reliant adventure, but don’t know where to start? In this class, we will build upon what we learned in the Day Hiking Clinic and prepare to stretch the adventure to overnight or weekend “backcountry” experiences. In addition to talking about what gear and basic skills you’ll need on your adventure, we’ll talk briefly about where to look for more information and where to go for a quick get away from civilization. This is a FREE clinic, with a maximum of 20 participants. To sign up, please click here.
Join us to learn the ins and outs of an effective layering system. This clinic will show you new ways to layer your clothes and maximize your comfort in the outdoors. Whether you layer to achieve a certain look, or to stay warm in the woods, you will learn how to make quick adjustments based on your activity level and changes in the weather. This is a FREE clinic, with a maximum of 20 participants. To register, please click here.
There are few things better than waking up to a fresh blanket of snow when you and your friends are the only ones around. This clinic will help you prepare to enjoy the wilderness in conditions that few campers ever will. We will build on topics from the basic camping clinics and discuss how and where to get the best experiences in this area this winter! This is a FREE clinic, with a maximum of 20 participants. To register, please click here.
Once again, Appalachian Outfitters, in partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, will be hosting the 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Saturday, January 26th starting at 6:00 pm at the CMNH’s Murch Auditorium. Attend and see environmental and adventure films that illustrate the Earth’s beauty, the challenges facing our planet, and the work communities around the world are doing to protect the environment. Advanced Tickets are $15 (Museum Members) or $20 (Nonmembers) each and are available to purchase online through the CMHN. Click here to buy tickets. For more information, or, to see a listing of films being presented click here.
Spend part of your Saturday morning exploring different ways to brew coffee in the wild! We will have all of our favorite brewing methods and a couple of our favorite stoves to help you on your journey. If you’re the kind of person who cannot start the day without a cup of joe, this is the class for you. We will be following an informal format and meet at the clinic bench inside. Some of the methods you can expect to see are our newest instant coffee that actually tastes like coffee, a basket-style drip set-up suitable for backpacking, a Moka pot and a French Press or two. This is a FREE clinic, to register please click here.
- What conservation corps are
- Why RMYC?
- How you can apply
- What kinds of jobs are offered in the program
- How much you will be paid
- Work environment
- Suggested gear to bring/not to bring
- Work life and structure of the work week
- Unforgettable weekend trips
- How health and dietary needs are met
- Food, resupplying, and cooking while on the trail
- Job opportunities after working with RMYC
Dress warm and arrive early for a breakdown of our Crescent Moon Snowshoes and how to use them. Meet us at the clinic bench inside for the brief demonstration, then head out to the “back yard” to take a turn trying some of the snowshoe in our rental fleet. This is a FREE clinic, with a maximum of 20 participants. To register, please click here.