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6281 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States

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October 2018

Get Ready to Backpack: Equipment Basics

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
REI, 6281 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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$39
Fall/Winter Hiking Basics

Learn the skills and expert tips you need to get ready to backpack! In this class at REI, you will learn about backpacking equipment essentials: choosing a pack, selecting proper clothing and footwear, and understanding the basic gear you need to reach your destination. Get your hands on gear with our expert instructor in this small group setting. This course is part of our Get Ready to Backpack Series including Equipment Basics, What's Inside Your Pack, Planning your First Overnight and…

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Get Ready to Backpack: What’s Inside Your Pack

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
REI, 6281 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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$39
Fall/Winter Hiking Basics

Learn the skills and expert tips you need to get ready to backpack! Bring your own personal fully packed backpacking pack to this hands-on group session at REI to learn how to cut weight and lighten your load. We'll cover what items you should or shouldn't bring with you when backpacking and do a group 'shake down' on gear. We will also cover how to optimally pack and fit a backpack to maximum comfort on the trail. This course is part of…

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Map & Compass Navigation Basics Class

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
REI, 6281 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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$50
Map & Compass Navigation Basics Class

Come learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. In this in-store class at REI, you'll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem. You'll learn how to pinpoint your location through triangulation and then navigate to new locations by following a bearing. You'll also learn how plan routes using a topographic map. This is a hands-on in-store class with some lecture components. Maps and compasses…

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Fall/Winter Hiking Basics

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
REI, 6281 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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Free
Fall/Winter Hiking Basics

Join REI staff to learn about the basics of fall and winter hiking. In this program, REI experts will share tips and tricks on all aspects of hiking, especially in the fall and winter. Learn about trip planning, gear, and safety precautions, along with local resources and places to go. Register HERE Member price: Free Non-member price: Free

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REI Members Only Garage Sale

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
REI, 6281 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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REI Members Only Garage Sale

REI Members are invited to come in for amazing deals on "as is" merchandise that has been used and returned. Items are priced to sell. Come in early for the best selection. We reserve the right to limit quantities. You must be an REI member to purchase items from the Garage Sale. If you are not an REI member, please check with our staff for membership details. No registration necessary!

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Dutch Oven Camp Cooking Basics

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
REI, 6281 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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Free
Dutch Oven Camp Cooking Basics

REI will teach basic recipes, tips and different types of dutch oven cooking. Cooking for the great outdoors has never been easier, with cast iron skillets and dutch ovens you can cook easily for large groups or just yourself! Dutch Ovens make deserts and healthy meals a cinch. No experience needed. To register go to this link: https://www.rei.com/event/dutch-oven-camp-cooking-basics/overland-park/219378?cm_mmc=email_com_gm-_-retail_events-_-091918-_-tle_events&ev36=20196735&RMID=20180917_OPO_StoreEventsSeptemberMid&RRID=37045477&ev11=1&mi_u=37045477 Free class for members and nonmembers.

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Zombie Preparedness – Surviving a Zombie

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
REI, 6281 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 United States
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Free
Zombie Preparedness - Surviving a Zombie

Imagine a Zombie outbreak has occurred wiping out a majority of the local population and other major cities throughout the globe. Nicknamed the "Zombie Disease," because those killed by the disease seem to be returning to life and prey upon the living. We are now facing a full-fledged attack. Those of us left alive must now ask ourselves, "Where do we go from here? How will we survive and maintain the existence of the human race?" You are invited to…

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