No. The value of these potentially life-saving skills delivered in this all-day class is well worth the relatively low cost. Children of many ages have attended this event and had a great time, although you are the best judge of your child's capacity for this material.

No. The value of these potentially life-saving skills delivered in this all-day class is well worth the relatively low cost. Children of many ages have attended this event and had a great time, although you are the best judge of your child's capacity for this material.

The class will be held in Chadwick, Missouri on private land. After you register, you will receive an email with the exact address.

The class will be held in Chadwick, Missouri on private land. After you register, you will receive an email with the exact address.

IS THERE A DISCOUNT FOR FAMILIES OR CHILDREN?

IS THERE A DISCOUNT FOR FAMILIES OR CHILDREN?

There are no refunds and, while you can choose to attend all or a portion of the class, the fee is a one-time flat fee. If you register and cannot attend class for any reason, we will provide you with access to the online version of the class when it becomes available IF you let us know you will not be in class at least 48 hours before the start of class. YOU WILL NOT BE GRANTED A REFUND. 

There are no refunds and, while you can choose to attend all or a portion of the class, the fee is a one-time flat fee. If you register and cannot attend class for any reason, we will provide you with access to the online version of the class when it becomes available IF you let us know you will not be in class at least 48 hours before the start of class. YOU WILL NOT BE GRANTED A REFUND. 

ARE THERE ANY REFUNDS, OR CAN I PAY FOR A PORTION OF THE CLASS?

ARE THERE ANY REFUNDS, OR CAN I PAY FOR A PORTION OF THE CLASS?

ALL CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 17 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN FOR THE FULL DURATION OF THE CLASS. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS. But otherwise children are most welcome assuming you judge the experience suitable to them.

ALL CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 17 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN FOR THE FULL DURATION OF THE CLASS. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS. But otherwise children are most welcome assuming you judge the experience suitable to them.

CAN I SEND MY CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF 17?

CAN I SEND MY CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF 17?

We do not cancel the event for weather conditions, OTHER THAN if we, in our sole discretion, deem it unsafe for people to attend the class in extreme weather. In that event, all registered students will receive a full and prompt refund.

We do not cancel the event for weather conditions, OTHER THAN if we, in our sole discretion, deem it unsafe for people to attend the class in extreme weather. In that event, all registered students will receive a full and prompt refund.

WILL THE CLASS BE HELD IF THE WEATHER IS COLD OR RAINY?

WILL THE CLASS BE HELD IF THE WEATHER IS COLD OR RAINY?

Please bring (1) a fold up chair if you have one (2) any gear and equipment you would like evaluated (3) water and food for lunch / snacks and (4) materials for taking notes.

Please bring (1) a fold up chair if you have one (2) any gear and equipment you would like evaluated (3) water and food for lunch / snacks and (4) materials for taking notes.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

FAQS

FAQS

No refunds or exchanges other than as specified. Registration is for serious participants only.

No refunds or exchanges other than as specified. Registration is for serious participants only.

Full Day Class, 9 am - 4 pm Central = $50

Full Day Class, 9 am - 4 pm Central = $50

COPYRIGHT 2021 HIKING THE OZARKS, LLC - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED - TERMS   PRIVACY   DISCLAIMER

COPYRIGHT 2021 HIKING THE OZARKS, LLC - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED - TERMS   PRIVACY   DISCLAIMER

ATTENTION Hikers, Backpackers and Outdoor Enthusiasts Who Don't Want To Waste Money On Crappy Gear

ATTENTION Hikers, Backpackers and Outdoor Enthusiasts Who Don't Want To Waste Money On Crappy Gear

Have you been sucked into buying gear from an outdoor store ... that didn't end up being what you needed? 

Have you been sucked into buying gear from an outdoor store ... that didn't end up being what you needed? 

Wait ... a 7-hour gear and equipment class? How much is there to talk about???

PLENTY. 

I'm Dan Nash, Founder of Hiking the Ozarks and Satori Expeditions, co-founder of the American Hiking Guides Association, professional mountain guide and long-time lover of the outdoors. 

I've been teaching this gear and equipment class for many years. Every time I do, students walk out saying, "that class saved me hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars."

And yet ... 

It's the smallest class I teach. 

Wait ... a 7-hour gear and equipment class? How much is there to talk about???

PLENTY. 

I'm Dan Nash, Founder of Hiking the Ozarks and Satori Expeditions, co-founder of the American Hiking Guides Association, professional mountain guide and long-time lover of the outdoors. 

I've been teaching this gear and equipment class for many years. Every time I do, students walk out saying, "that class saved me hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars."

And yet ... 

It's the smallest class I teach. 

For whatever reason, gear and equipment is one area that people think they can figure out on their own ...  

Despite walking into an icy-creek only to discover your "waterproof" boots are not really waterproof ... 

Despite walking into an outdoor store and getting bad advice ... 

Despite spending too much on some equipment, and not enough on other equipment ...

Despite the confusion over gear reviews ...

And despite being uncomfortable, miserable or even in pain or in danger because of bad gear. 

The truth is there's a lot to know about gear and equipment. 

This class is designed to make sure your gear dollars go farther so that you have the right gear and equipment to keep you comfortable, safe and getting the most out of your outdoor adventures. 

You'll learn ...

- where you can skimp and where you can't ...

- what questions to ask BEFORE you go into an outdoor store ...

- the unethical ways in which outdoor magazines lead you astray on your gear education ...

- this habit of gear reviewers that might make you rethink ever looking at a gear review the same way, PLUS how to tell if it's a legitimate review or not ...

- online sources for finding the best deals ...

- why fabrics matter and how to evaluate them ...

- how to properly fit your boots, backpack and everything else that needs proper fitting ...

- our favorite products and why ... 

- and tons more. 

You'll have the opportunity to physically see, touch and feel a ton of different products and understand their pros and cons to help you make smarter buying decisions. 

For whatever reason, gear and equipment is one area that people think they can figure out on their own ...  

Despite walking into an icy-creek only to discover your "waterproof" boots are not really waterproof ... 

Despite walking into an outdoor store and getting bad advice ... 

Despite spending too much on some equipment, and not enough on other equipment ...

Despite the confusion over gear reviews ...

And despite being uncomfortable, miserable or even in pain or in danger because of bad gear. 

The truth is there's a lot to know about gear and equipment. 

This class is designed to make sure your gear dollars go farther so that you have the right gear and equipment to keep you comfortable, safe and getting the most out of your outdoor adventures. 

You'll learn ...

- where you can skimp and where you can't ...

- what questions to ask BEFORE you go into an outdoor store ...

- the unethical ways in which outdoor magazines lead you astray on your gear education ...

- this habit of gear reviewers that might make you rethink ever looking at a gear review the same way, PLUS how to tell if it's a legitimate review or not ...

- online sources for finding the best deals ...

- why fabrics matter and how to evaluate them ...

- how to properly fit your boots, backpack and everything else that needs proper fitting ...

- our favorite products and why ... 

- and tons more. 

You'll have the opportunity to physically see, touch and feel a ton of different products and understand their pros and cons to help you make smarter buying decisions. 

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