Uwharrie National Forest

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34 mi 55 km

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17 mi 28 km

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20 Local Events Next Up: How to Ride a Bike - One on One ... - Dec 10

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Dec 10 - Greensboro Whole Foods Market

Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up. More Details


How to Ride a Bike for Kids
Dec 10 - Greensboro Whole Foods Market

Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old. More Details


Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail Workday
Dec 10 - Guilford County Farm Parking Lot

Friends of the MST will continue working on the new trail at the Guilford County Farm, just North of Gibsonville, NC. More Details


Get Outside! - Hiking the Triangle's Best Places
Dec 11 - Triangle Land Conservancy - Johnston Mill Preserve

Join the REI Outdoor School on our next hike where we will introduce you to some amazing locations in North Carolina and give you pointers to maximize your enjoyment and safety. See location details for our next hiking destination. More Details


Bikes, Balls & Brews: Holiday Lights Bike Tour
Dec 11 - Greensboro REI

Join us on our 9th annual bike tour of Sunset Hills Neighborhood's famous Holiday Light Balls. The tour will be approximately 3 miles long and will finish at Sticks and Stones Pizza on Walker Avenue. More Details


Bikes, Balls & Brews: Holiday Lights Bike Tour - with Shuttle
Dec 11 - Greensboro REI

Bikes, Balls, and Brews! Join us on our 9th annual bike tour of Sunset Hills Neighborhood's famous Holiday Light Balls. The tour will be approximately 3 miles long and will finish at Sticks and Stones Pizza on Walker Avenue with a return shuttle. More Details


Drone Video Basics
Dec 28 - Greensboro REI

Looking to get the most out of your drone? Ready to have amazing videos showing your amazing outdoor trip? This class will give you simple steps to having an amazing finished video. Learn to produce the best possible drone shots to tell a compelling story of your outdoor adventures. More Details


Get Outside! - Hiking the Triangle's Best Places
Dec 31 - Triangle Land Conservancy - Johnston Mill Preserve

Join the REI Outdoor School on our next hike where we will introduce you to some amazing locations in North Carolina and give you pointers to maximize your enjoyment and safety. See location details for our next hiking destination. More Details


Backpacking Basics
Jan 5 - Greensboro REI

REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear. More Details


Drone Video Basics
Jan 12 - Greensboro REI

Looking to get the most out of your drone? Ready to have amazing videos showing your amazing outdoor trip? This class will give you simple steps to having an amazing finished video. Learn to produce the best possible drone shots to tell a compelling story of your outdoor adventures. More Details


Full Moon Hike
Jan 12 - Keith Arboretum

There's nothing like hiking under a full moon! Join a trained REI Outdoor School Instructor for a special moonlit adventure at a nearby park. We'll also teach you a few tips for hiking at any time of day. See location details for more information on the venue. More Details


How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Jan 14 - Greensboro Whole Foods Market

Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up. More Details


How to Ride a Bike for Kids
Jan 14 - Greensboro Whole Foods Market

Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old. More Details


Map & Compass Navigation - Level 2: Next Steps
Jan 15 - Keith Arboretum

Looking to get further off the beaten path? We'll build on the skills you learned in Introduction to Map and Compass so you can take on more challenging navigation problems. You'll learn methods for navigating around obstacles, plan more effective routes and give you strategies in case you get lost. Previous navigation experience is required. More Details


Backcountry Navigation With A Map & Compass - Level 1
Jan 15 - Lake Brandt Marina

Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed. More Details


Hands-on Camp Stoves and Water Filtration
Jan 17 - Greensboro REI

In this hands-on course, you will sample advanced camp stoves and water filtration tools. The REI Outdoor School Instructor will show you how to select, use and maintain different types of stoves, water filters and water purifiers. You will leave this class knowing which equipment is right for you and how best to use the tools you already have. More Details


Dark & Delicious: Night Hike and S'more by Starlight
Jan 20 - Keith Arboretum

Join an REI Outdoor School Instructor on a hike to view the area's great outdoors at night. We'll introduce you to local natural gems, teach you a few tips to making hiking more comfortable and help you hike at your own pace. Afterwards, we'll relax, roast s'mores and enjoy nice company under the stars. More Details


Climbing Anchor Concepts Class
Jan 22 - Lake Brandt Marina

Learn the basics of building climbing anchor systems. Join one of our professional instructors in a session to practice knots, and discuss anchoring principles and material strengths. We will also discuss climbing gear, material strengths, and equalizing the forces applied to the anchors. This class focuses on anchors and not climbing. More Details


Bike Maintenance Basics - Level 1
Jan 26 - Greensboro REI

Routine bike maintenance keeps you riding smoothly and prolongs the life of your bike. Join us for this introductory class to help you take care of your bike! More Details


Get Outside! - Hiking the Triangle's Best Places
Jan 28 - Triangle Land Conservancy - Johnston Mill Preserve

Join the REI Outdoor School on our next hike where we will introduce you to some amazing locations in North Carolina and give you pointers to maximize your enjoyment and safety. See location details for our next hiking destination. More Details


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5.9 mi 9.5 km
#1 Keyauwee
Mount Gilead, NC
5.9 mi 9.5 km Mount Gilead, NC
All Clear
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Dry, Fallen Trees: stream crossings are passable
63 days ago
1.2 mi 1.9 km
#2 Wood Run
Mount Gilead, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km Mount Gilead, NC
All Clear
Update
Dry, Fallen Trees: stream crossings are passable
63 days ago
1.5 mi 2.4 km
#3 White Tail
Mount Gilead, NC
1.5 mi 2.4 km Mount Gilead, NC
All Clear
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Dry, Fallen Trees: stream crossings are passable
63 days ago
3.5 mi 5.6 km
#4 Supertree
Troy, NC
3.5 mi 5.6 km Troy, NC
All Clear
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29 days ago
5.0 mi 8.1 km
#5 Wood Run Road
Mount Gilead, NC
5.0 mi 8.1 km Mount Gilead, NC
All Clear
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29 days ago

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