Outside in the Valley – Adventure Clinics and Classes

Outside in the Valley – Adventure Clinics and Classes

June 3, 2020

Looking for a little adventure? It’s a beautiful time of year to get outside in the Yakima Valley’s wide open spaces. With many trails and waterways opening up all around the valley, there’s an adventure for all abilities, whether you like to hike, bike, run, fish or paddle.

If you’re looking to try a new adventure or challenge yourself in new ways, check out outdoor adventures clinics and classes!

Paddle Boarding

Have you tried stand up paddle boarding (SUP)? Find fitness, fun and serenity paddling on pristine mountain lakes and rivers around the Valley. If you’re new to SUP or simply want to increase your confidence or gain new skills, there are clinics and classes for all abilities. Shannon and Andy Mahre of Mahre Made and Girls with Grit offer beginning and intermedia SUP clinics on both lakes and rivers, as well as private classes. Andy leads the guys and Shannon leads the girls. If you need a board, add it to your order when you register.

Sara Washburn of Just Breathe SUP offers paddle boarding clinics, private classes, retreats and even SUP yoga on the lake. As a master trainer, she can guide you through all levels. You can also work with her to create a unique personal experience. This summer, she’s also hosting a virtual, 12-week paddle fitness challenge.  

Blue Ribbon Fly Fishing

Red’s Fly Shop is ready to take you on guided fly fishing adventures again. For the time being, the experience looks a little different than normal, with abundant social distancing and safety protocols in place. Check out their Phase 1 Guided Trip for details and get ready to get back on the water. Or, try fly fishing for the first time! Order all the gear and supplies you need online for curbside pick-up.

On The Trail

In addition to SUP experiences, Mahre Made hosts a wide variety of adventures on the trail! Whether you’re a beginner or ready to reach for your next level, sign up for their amazing trail running and mountain bike clinics. They offer mountain bike clinics for beginners, families, kids and intermediate and advanced riders. For the trail runners, they host clinics from beginner to advanced, as well as race training, trail run yoga and strength training, speed work and personal running training.

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