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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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Thanksgiving Hike

November 25, 2016 @ 7:00 am - November 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Ozark National Forest, Hagarville, AR 72839 United States + Google Map

UPDATE November 18, 2016: This trip will be led by Nancy Probstfield and there will be some minor changes to the trip location, but the meeting areas will still be below.  This trip will be along some sections of the OHT in the Hurricane Creek Wilderness, with side trips and camping in the Greasy Creek area.  Therefore, be prepared for both trail hiking and bushwhacking.  Total mileage for this trip over three days will be about 23 miles. This is…

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December 2016
Free

Ozark National Forest I

December 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

UPDATE:  December 3, 2016 This trip is going to be lead by Nancy Probstfield and will begin at the Richland Creek Wilderness Area Campground.  From there she will lead you on some of the OHT Section 8, before then taking you off trail to explore several areas, including Dry Creek, Long Creek, Punch owl Falls and some others areas.  This will be a partial trail and partial bushwhack trip, so fitness will be important.  This trip will be in the…

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January 2017

Ozark National Forest II

January 14 @ 7:00 am - January 15 @ 5:00 pm
Ozark National Forest, Hagarville, AR 72839 United States + Google Map

This trip is going to be lead by American Hiking Guides Association certified guide Carmen Hallock and assisted by AHGA Guide Nancy Probsfield.  The trip will explore the Bear Creek Hollow Area in the Ozark National Forest, southwest of Pelsor, Arkansas.  This is going to by one of our exploration trips which will be in a mostly unexplored and untouched area of the Ozarks.  This is a moderate to strenuous hike, so fitness will be important as you will have to navigate…

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$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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February 2017

Ozark National Forest III

February 11 @ 7:00 am - February 12 @ 5:00 pm

This trip is going to be lead by Nancy and will be in the Dismal Hollow Area of the Ozark National Forest.  The weather is looking like summer for Saturday, so make sure you bring your water shoes for a refreshing dip after a long day of backpacking at the camp site is going to be along the Little Buffalo River. You can met will meet Saturday morning at the Casey’s in Ozark, Missouri, located at the intersection of US…

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$30

Basic and Intermediate Survival (Springfield, Missouri)

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grace United Methodist Church, 600 South Jefferson
Springfield, 65806 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. The morning session, which will be 4 hours is phase I of our survival training and will cover the basics of outdoor survival, which includes instruction on preparing a survival kit, the psychology of survival, shelter, water, fire, and preparation for rescue. The class will consist of both classroom and field exercises with practical examinations in fire starting,…

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March 2017

Ozark National Forest IV

March 11 @ 7:00 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm
Ozark National Forest, Hagarville, AR 72839 United States + Google Map

This trip will be led by Nancy and will be to the Stepp Creek area of the Ozark National Forest, northwest of Nail, Arkansas.  This trip will not be on trail and will be in a steep, rugged and wold area, so be prepared and fitness is required. You can meet Saturday morning at the Casey’s in Ozark, Missouri, located at the intersection of US 65 and Missouri 14 at 0700 hours and carpool from there.  Nancy will meet you…

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$50

Advanced Survival (Missouri)

March 18 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 12:00 pm
Stone County, MO United States + Google Map

The Advanced Survival Class is phase II of our survival training and includes a review of previous information and training, followed by an outdoor experience in a survival situation. This completely practical exercise class will consist of being put in a survival setting with limited supplies and gear and thus utilizing the training received to survive in the outdoors for a period of time (24 to 36 hours). Students are allowed to work in small groups of up to 4…

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Leatherwood Wilderness Area

March 25 @ 7:00 am - March 26 @ 5:00 pm

This trip has been CANCELLED as of March 22, 2017. The Leatherwood Wilderness Area is one of the largest continuous forests in the eastern United States and is an amazingly beautiful, wild and rugged place.  There are no maintained trails in this vast area, but there are a few horse trails that we will use from time to time along with bushwhack hiking through the area.  We will explore numerous waterfalls, bluff lines and streams along the way, but due…

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