Ski and Gear Swap

Guest Speaker Presentations

On Sunday we are hosting three guest speakers who will present on various outdoor-related topics. The presentations take place inside the Rogue River Room during the Ski & Gear Swap sale. Each presenation is 30-45 minutes long. No need to sign up, come and go as you please.

Start TimeWorkshopPresenterDescription
9:00 a.mWinter Backcountry Travel: A Presentation and ConversationEric Peterson, The Outdoor Adventure LeaderCome participate in an image rich presentation and conversation on winter backcountry travel. Eric Peterson is a local professional outdoor adventure leader and has spent many of the last 30 winters exploring and working in the snowy mountains of southwestern Oregon. This casual presentation will be focused around photos Eric has taken in our local backcountry. Images of our beautiful winter backcountry landscape will serve as talking points for our conversation about what it takes to travel safely in the winter backcountry. This presentation is meant to be a conversational workshop where you get to ask questions that are meaningful to where you are at with winter backcountry travel. Whether you are wanting to get started as a winter backcountry traveler or hone your skills and knowledge as an experienced traveler, this conversational workshop will serve your needs.
10:00 a.m."Top 3" Southern Oregon Backpacking TripsGabe Howe, Siskiyou Mountain ClubGet the inside scoop on Southwest Oregon's best three backpacking trips. Pick up the maps, learn the routes, get the details and start planning your 2017 trip now.
11:00 a.m.Wildlife Tracking and Trailing in South AfricaJoe Kreuzman, Coyote Trails School of NatureWildlife Tracking and Trailing in South Africa -
a slide show followed by Q&A.