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Outessa is a women’s only weekend getaway made of stunning views, opens spaces and adventure. Imagine a custom schedule built from hundreds of options, wholesome food, good wine, challenges and the professional instruction to meet them. You can find time to yourself or the synergy of dauntless women. This is an event where you indulge in any outdoor activity you desire without a shred of guilt. You’ll come back enlivened with new skills and lifelong friends. Outessa is every women’s weekend. Join us. Open the outdoors. 


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Friday, August 19 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Map and Compass Basics: 3:00-5:00pm

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Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? REI Outdoor School instructors will help you understand the information provided on your map, the proper use of your compass and how to put the two together while planning your trip and on the trail. We will cover the tricks of the trade relating to back country navigation as we apply our knowledge on the trail establishing a route, navigating the route and making necessary adjustments in the field.

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At REI we love to get outside and play. Whether you're new to outdoor adventure or a seasoned pro, we’ll gladly share our passion.  Our core purpose guides everything we do: we inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship. What began as a group of... Read More →

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Lindsay McIntosh-Tolle

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I began working as an Instructor with the REI Outdoor School in Portland, OR in 2012. Since then I have taught a range of classes including navigation, backpacking, wilderness skills, Stand Up Paddleboarding, gourmet backcountry cooking, and more. I love helping people develop... Read More →

Friday August 19, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
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