Learn to hike in a safe and enjoyable manner!
Hike Ontario has developed standards and training programs for Hike Leaders that are used by community colleges, universities, hiking clubs and outdoor training organizations for course delivery. Currently, Hike Ontario offers Safe Hiker, Certified Hike Leader, Wilderness Day Hike Leader, and Wilderness Trip Hike Leader training courses. At present there are over 500 Certified Hike Leaders from across Canada who have taken the Hike Ontario Certification program.
These courses are recommended by Hike Ontario for any individuals and/or groups interested in leading organized hikes and walks in Ontario. They are excellent forums for learning some of the necessary and important tools in leading hikes or walks.
Find out more about each of our courses:
|Course Name||Details||Min. Age||Price*|
|► Safe Hiker Program||Intro to Hiking||12||$85|
|► Navigation: Map & Compass||Outdoor Navigation||12||$85|
|► Navigation: GPS||Outdoor Navigation||12||$85|
|► Wilderness Hiker||Wilderness Hiking||16||$85|
|► Certified Hike Leader||Leading Groups||16||$85|
|► Wilderness Day Hike Leader||Wilderness Guiding||18||$85|
|► Wilderness Trip Hike Leader||Overnight Guiding||18||$170|
*Prices may be reduced for the courses where grants have been secured.