Andrea’s Half Dome Hike

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We’re teaming up with AFK participants to get the lowdown on our BAWT signature trips. Get inspired by individuals who have already Read more

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BAWT’s Commitment to Anti-Racism

BAWT Family, 

We dedicate this month’s newsletter to healthy and strong Black lives and futures. Juneteenth, Freedom Day, is June 19th. America has come a long way since the Emancipation Proclamation and has so much further to go. We Read more

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Earth Day 2020

Happy Earth Day, everyone! There’s no better time than now to celebrate and appreciate all that the natural world has to offer. Take a moment (or a few!) today to get some fresh air and give thanks to Mother Read more

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COVID-19 Park Closure Updates

Please read below for updated information regarding Bay Area park closures.

*Updated as of March 27, 2020*

California State Parks:

To date, State Parks has proactively taken the following steps in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic:


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March 16th COVID-19 Update

Dear BAWT Community, 

Community and health are always top of mind at Bay Area Wilderness Training. As we navigate these unprecedented times we’ve implemented additional precautions and we appreciate your understanding of the following temporary changes.

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Coronavirus Update

To the BAWT Community:

BAWT is taking serious precautions against the spread of COVID-19. Please see below for updates regarding BAWT events and how we are responding to the outbreak.

BAWT Engagement Events –  We are postponing our April 4th Read more

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BAWT Community Update

January 23, 2020

Dear BAWT Community,

For the past six months, Liza Dadiomov, Director of Programs and Sierra Lawe, Director of Development have served as interim co-leaders of Bay Area Wilderness Training. During this period, the BAWT Board of Read more

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The Impact of Participating in BAWT’s Snowshoeing Course

In December of 2018, I had the pleasure of participating in BAWT’s Snowshoeing Basics Course. Little did I know how incredibly impactful this course would be. My participation in the course resulted in life-changing experiences for several Bay Read more

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Outward Bound Youth Service Day

Bay Area Wilderness Training recently partnered with Outward Bound to host a service-learning how-to day at our Oakland Gear Library! 

These youth are part of California Outward Bound’s Youth Leadership Corps, which brings Bay Area high school students Read more

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Engaging Youth at the Brower Youth Awards

Bay Area Wilderness Training staff and volunteers had a great time engaging with youth at the 2019 Brower Youth Awards Ceremony! 

The Brower Youth Awards recognizes outstanding and emerging youth leaders representing accomplishments across the full spectrum of the Read more

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