REI April Classes and Events

04/25/2014 all-day
Daily until 04/28/2014
1376 East Woodmen Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Varies by event, most free

4/5/20147:00 AM – 4:00 PM Members Only Garage Sale
Attention REI members! Come check out the great deals on used gear and apparel at a fraction of the retail price.
Free  No registration required

4/7/20146:30 – 8:00 Bike Maintenance Basics
Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.Free   Register

4/10/20146:00 – 8:00 PM Map & Compass Navigation Basics Class
Come learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. In this in-store class you’ll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem.  Member: $30.00  Non Member: $50.00  Register

4/14/20146:30 – 8:00 Geocaching Basics
Discover the fun of geocaching! Learn strategies for finding a cache as well as how to hide one yourself. This is a great activity for families.  Free  Register

4/16/20146:30 – 8:00 PM Backpacking Basics
REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear. Free  Register

4/17/20146:30 – 8:00 PM MDT

Lightweight Backpacking Basics 
Do you want to try backpacking but worry about carrying a heavy pack? Join an REI backpacking expert who will provide excellent tips on lightweight backpacking techniques.

Location: Colorado Springs REI | More Info, Directions


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4/24/20146:30 – 8:00 PM  Backpacking by Bike – Bikepacking Basics
Bikepacking (backpacking by mountain bike) is an increasingly popular way to enjoy the outdoors. Join us to learn about a fun choice for cyclists, couples or even families who like to ride together.  Free  Register

4/28/20146:30 – 8:00 PM  International & Adventure Travel Basics
Thinking about an exciting adventure abroad? Curious about what planning the trip might entail? Join our International and Adventure Travel experts to learn about planning, preparation, and execution of an international adventure trip. Free  Register