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August 2015
$20

Navigation Class

August 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grace United Methodist Church, 600 South Jefferson
Springfield, 65806 United States
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Hiking the Ozarks - Navigation

This class will cover the basic use of topographical maps and a compass and will cover basic map nomenclature, proper use and reading of maps, orientating your map, taking a bearing from a map, identifying terrain from a map and transferring this over to real life situation. This class will consist of 2-3 hours of classroom instruction and exercises, followed by 2 to 3 hours of practical exercises in the field. Each student will need an orienteering compass, notebook and…

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September 2015
$64

Basic and Intermediate Survival (Batesville, Arkansas)

September 26, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Arkansas-Batesville, 2005 White Dr
Batesville, AR 72501 United States
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This is a chance to pick up both Phase I and Phase II of our wilderness survival classes on the same day. These classes will be held at the at the University of Arkansas-Batesville in Batesville, Arkansas. You will need to register and sign up for the class with the University in Batesville, Arkansas (870-612-2082). You can welcome to take a individual phase of the class, or take both phases of the class. Each phase will cost $32.00. The morning…

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February 2016
Free

Embracing Fear, Failure and Pain

February 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Meyer Center, 3545 South National
Springfield, MO United States
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This is a motivational talk by Satori Adventures and Expeditions founder and climber Dan Nash about how to embrace three key things that can transform your life and allow you to achieve your goals and dreams.   This event is free and open to the public.

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June 2016
$30.00

Intro to Backpacking, including Gear, Clothing and Equipment

June 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grace United Methodist Church, 600 South Jefferson
Springfield, 65806 United States
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This is the premier introduction to backpacking class in the mid-west.  This class will cater to beginners and experienced backpackers alike and cover basic backpacking skills, everything you want to know about clothing, equipment and gear.   We will also have the most wide ranging types of gear to display and let each student check out during the class.  If you would like to improve your skills or just want to learn, this is the class for you.  Some of…

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September 2016

Exploring the Ozarks and the World

September 29, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This is a community event sponsored and hosted by Gearhead Outfitters located at 501 SW A Street, Bentonville, Arkansas. The event will be a fun outdoor event including a slideshow and talk by Satori Adventures and Expeditions founder Dan Nash who will discuss climbing mountains around the world and exploring some of the most beautiful and remote areas of the Ozarks. This will be a great event for all backpackers, climbers and hikers, whether interested in spending time in the…

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January 2017
$20.00

Yoga for Hikers

January 21 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ozark Mountain Yoga, 1110 East Republic
Springfield, MO United States
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Yoga for Hikers

You may not be able to hike every weekend, but what you can do when not hiking is build the strength, control, balance and flexibility that is absolutely essential for quality hiking and injury prevention. Join Daniela Liscio for our Yoga for Hikers Workshop that will lead you through a full practice that specifically incorporates movements and postures to address hikers' most common ailments. These ailments can range from backpackers knee, IT band issues, low back issues, upper back and…

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May 2017
Free

Mountaineering School

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sam’s Throne, Mt. Judea, AR United States + Google Map

UPDATE:  As of December 11, 2017 at 1527 hours, this class is full.  If you would like to be put on the waiting list, you can still RSVP from the hikingtheozarks.com website and you will be notified if an opening comes available.  This class will consist of some of the basic’s of mountaineering to include, rope work, knots, how to use fixed lines, how to Jumar, basic glacier travel, basic crevasse removal to include a prusik climb and a rappel. We…

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August 2017
$30.00

Land Navigation Class (Springfield, Missouri)

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lifepoint Church, 51 Riverdale Road
Ozark, MO United States
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The Land Navigation class will cover the basic use of topographical maps and a compass.  The class will cover basic map nomenclature, proper use and reading of maps, orientating your map, taking a bearing from a map, identifying terrain from a map and transferring this over to real life situation. This class will consist of 2-3 hours of classroom instruction and various exercises utilizing a map and compass in the classroom.  Once each student has a basic understanding, we will…

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