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4/03/15 @7pm The Great Smoky Mountains N.P. is a treasure; with over 900 miles of hiking trails, some of the highest peaks in the eastern US, and more biological diversity than you will find almost anywhere. Here at RRT, the Smokys is one of our most frequented stomping grounds. We will present for you our favorite overnight hikes, the most amazing scenic areas, how to successfully plan your trip, and much more.
4/7/15 @7pm Are you ever disappointed with your picture quality? Here is a chance to invest some time to improve them. This workshop concentrates on outdoor and travel photography but you will learn techniques to improve your skills in all situations. Class instructor, Rob, is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys travel photography. He has backpacked throughout North America and visited Munich, Paris, and London.
4/14/15 @7pm Kilimanjaro is sometimes called the “everyman’s Everest” because it’s possible for even a novice to reach the summit. That’s how Daniel Dorr got started; a novice who was trying to impress a beautiful brunette. This presentation is a detailed and sometimes humorous account of a regular guy who went from the comforts of home to the rigors of a 19,340 foot mountain.
4/22/15 @7pm Join Steve Coomer, author of "Little Miami River Fishing, Facts, and Folklore Galore!" for a look into his lifetime of knowlege of the LMR. Steve will share "how-to" tips, history, ecology, and folklore that hes picked up along the way.
4/29/15 @7pm The Red may be better known as a climber's paradise, but don't count it out for a close to home backpacking destination. In this talk, RRT's Goatman will lay down the skinny on hiking the Red, whether it be for an afternoon jaunt or as a multi-day trek. This talk will focus on hiking safety, area highlights, and the preservation of one of the areas' most unique and beautiful destinations.
5/7/15 @7pm Breaking down a few common barriers can make a huge difference when it comes to your first impression of the outdoors. We'll review the basics of gear selection, planning, and common tricks and tips for hiking and backpacking.
5/14/15 @7pm Ready to fully imerse yourself in the wild with an off trail experience? Ready to take on a long distance trail? This presentation will review some advanced elements of planning and logistics along with other gear considerations that go into an advanced packing trip.
5/16/15 11-5 The kayaking season is upon us and we want to give you an early opportunity to get out and enjoy the most of it! This free event does require registration, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. This is a great chance to compare kayaks and find the perfect one for you.
5/21/15 @7pm “The mountains are calling and I must go.” This quote from John Muir was the start for the NKU group in planning a 230 mile hike through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. With little to no backpacking experience, the group managed to thru-hike 80,000 feet of elevation change on the John Muir Trail (JMT) in 22 days. Learn how Robby planned for the 3-week hike, and what kept him motivated along the way.
6/6/15 @7pm Give back to the trails this year and volunteer to be part of our RRT trail building crew at the Cincinnati Nature Center. Learn about trail building first and then help to contribute to the award winning trails. Hard work is rewarded with good trail karma. Registration is required, contact RRT for more details.
7/11/15 @630pm Few attempt a 2,175 mile thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, but even less attempt such a feat in winter. Join us on a 170-day journey though Appalachia as two young friends set out to traverse over ice-covered peaks and down the backbone of old America. Cost is $29.95/person, plus tax. This presentation is part of the Great Parks of Hamilton County Adventure Series Dinner Presentation.