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Hiking for Beginners

Are you new to outdoor adventure? Do you sometimes feel intimidated by those with more experience. Join North Star Adventures for a day hike in the Camden Hills. Camden offers some of the most beautiful moderate hiking in Maine.

What you will learn:

  • Map reading
  • Choosing the right trail for your ability
  • Snacks and nutrition…the right fuel for the right activity
  • Importance of water consumption
  • Trail etiquette and Leave No Trace
  • Managing human waste
  • Hiking speed
  • How often to take breaks
  • Proper clothing & footwear
  • Hiking with a group


  • Snacks
  • Instruction
  • North Star Adventures Tek Wick shirt or hat

With over 25 years of experience in Adventure Education North Star Adventures founder Nancy Zane is a wealth of knowledge. She has camped, hiked, biked, climbed, paddled, and skied in just about every type of weather and in every season.  Teaching people how to safely enjoy the backcountry is one of her greatest joys. Her excitement and love of the natural world is contagious. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best!



Tuesday Jun 8 2021


8:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Camden Hills State Park
North Star Adventures LLC


North Star Adventures LLC

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