BACKYARD BACKCOUNTRY SERIES
Join us for a half day hike on your local trails and learn a little more about what’s going on in your backyard! Put on your naturalist cap for these hikes and learn to identify your local wildflowers, become a scientist for a day searching for American pika, experience why mushrooming can such a finicky hobby, and more! Each hike explores a new topic on one of your favorite backyard trails!
Hikes take place every other Friday, June 18 - October 8, on various trails in the Eagle River Valley. For details on these hikes & programs, and to register, scroll through our schedule below!
Although Walking Mountains is academically oriented, some of the activities are quite strenuous if the participant is unfamiliar with such activities or is not in good physical condition. The ability to walk several miles without undue fatigue indicates reasonable physical fitness. Any previous knee or ankle problems, excessive weight, or allergies to food, medicine or insect bites are also of particular concern.The following information is important and will help us avoid health or medical problems before they occur.