Intro to Hiking Webinar

Hike Nova Scotia’s Intro to Hiking webinar is geared for new and novice hikers, as well as experienced hikers looking for a refresher. It will take at 7 pm on September 23, October 20 and November 18. This one hour and 15 minute “taster” session covers how to prepare for a hike and hiking best practices. It includes:
  • Information you need before you leave
  • What to bring and wear
  • Self-care
  • Hiking etiquette
  • A half-hour question and answer session through chat
Note: This is a live webinar only; there will be no recording available afterward. If you miss it, don’t worry, we plan to offer this webinar regularly.

Presenter
The presenter is Janet Barlow, Hike NS’s Executive Director and life-long hiker.

The webinar is supported by the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.

Cost
Registration is required at least 24 hours in advance. It is free for Hike NS paid members and $20 for non-members (who then receive a free one-year individual membership). There is a liimited number of spots available. 

Note: We recommend participating in the webinar electronically through your computer or device. If you experience audio or video issues, you can call-in in addition to or instead of electronically. Please note that, if you call-in, long distance charges will apply according to whatever arrangement you have with your telecommunications provider. 

Register

September 23 Intro to Hiking at 7 pm Register Here

October 20 Intro to Hiking at 7 pm Register Here

November 18 Intro to Hiking at 7 pm Register Here

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the webinar. It is your responsibility to confirm you have received the confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam filter. If it is not there, contact Hike NS and do so at least two hours before the webinar. 

Please do not share the webinar link as it is unique to your registration. There is a limited number of spots available in the webinar reserved for those who are registered.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
Hike NS requires one day of notice in order to reimburse anyone who wishes to cancel their registration (by 7 pm the day before the webinar). Sometimes Hike NS must cancel a webinar due to instructor illness, low enrollment or other unforeseen circumstance. If Hike NS has to cancel the webinar, you will be contacted as soon as possible and will be fully reimbursed. You will not be reimbursed if you missed the webinar because you could not find the webinar link. After registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the webinar. It is your responsibility to confirm you have received the confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam filter. If it is not there, contact Hike NS and do so at least two hours before the webinar. 

Help Promote the Webinar
Please help promote the Intro to Hiking webinar by using this Promotional Pieces document, which includes write-ups you can copy and paste for use in social media and other online media. There are also these graphics you can download for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Thanks!


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