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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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May 2016
Free

Fitness Hike

May 7, 2016 @ 3:00 am - 11:00 am
Compton Trail Head, Compton, AR United States + Google Map

This is our annual fitness hike and was originally set up helping our friends to test their fitness level for mountaineering trips and expeditions, but has evolved into a fun way to test your overall fitness and have a great time in the outdoors. The hike itself will start at the Compton Trail head and will consist of going down the canyon to either the Hemmed in Hollow waterfall, or the Buffalo River and then back up the mountain.  You…

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Memorial Day Weekend Ride and Hike

May 28, 2016 @ 7:00 am - May 30, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Haw Creek Campground, Pelsor, AR United States + Google Map

This is a new event which will be a camp out at the Haw Creek Falls Campground located on Arkansas 123, 14 miles west of Pelsor, Arkansas.  Each morning we are going to road cycle through the mountains of the Ozark National Forest and you can choose to ride from 30-50 miles per day.  These rides will vary from rising from Haw Creek Campground to near Pedestal Rocks and back to riding from Haw Creek to Hagerville and Bullfrog.  The…

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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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November 2016
Free

Richland Creek Wilderness

November 5, 2016 @ 7:00 am - November 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Ozark National Forest, Hagarville, AR 72839 United States + Google Map

UPDATE:  October 10, 2016:  This trip will be lead by Nancy Probsfeld and will be a bit less strenuous than normal as there will not be quite as much bushwhacking into some very rigorous areas.  That being said, a large portion will still be off trail and fitness will still be important. This is our traditional trip to kick off the backpacking season.  This trip will consist of a 2 day backpacking trip into the Richand Creek Wilderness Area.  We…

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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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June 2017
$50.00

Yoga Trek in the Ozarks

June 3 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bradleyville, Missouri, Bradleyville, United States + Google Map

Daniela Liscio, (danielaliscio.com) a certified guide and Yoga instructor, will be leading an invigorating day of hiking and yoga in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of Southwest Missouri (exact location details to come). We will trek 2 - 3 miles before stopping for a short break, a full yoga practice among the trees, water and bluff lines. A delicious gourmet lunch will also be provided. There will likely be time for additional exploring or a rest before making the trek back…

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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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