Learning how to tie knots is a skill that will make your outdoor experiences more enjoyable. It comes in handy when you want to build a shelter, negotiate difficult terrain, protect your food against opportunistic wildlife, repair equipment, or be used in a first-aid situation.
Learn some of the most useful knots and how to use them in the backcountry.
Ran out of tent stakes? Trying to keep your kayak from floating away? Need help levitating a bear bag? Never fear - knots are here!
Join us to learn the knots and hitches you need to secure your tent, keep your food out of the paws of wildlife, hang your hammock, and so much more. This two-hour course will teach you essential knots for outdoor adventures with plenty of time to practice and apply them to real-world challenges.
A simple and lightweight length of cord is one of the most versatile pieces of outdoor gear. You’ll leave this course convinced that paracord should become your eleventh outdoor essential.
About Your Instructor: Teresa Hagerty
Teresa Hagerty is a Pacific Northwest-based hiker, backpacker, mountaineer, and experienced outdoor trip leader. She is the founder and Lead Guide of a women-focused outdoor adventure company Cascade Mountain Adventures.
Her passion is encouraging and educating outdoor adventurers to share the gift of the outdoors with everyone. She is also a Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace Trainer, and AAIRE 1 Certified.
Teresa resides in Seattle with her partner and a hedgehog named Snuffles. Her idea of a perfect day involves a remote mountain summit, a patch of sunlight, and a cold IPA.