Class offerings

Thru Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail 101

Planning a PCT thru hike in 2017? Dreaming of hiking a long section of the trail? Maybe you’re just intrigued by the idea of long distance hiking.

Come join Anthony “Cruise Control” Mannello January 15th, at Green Drop Garage, Moreland location, for a look into what it takes to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail. In this class Anthony will discuss everything from gear selection and re-supply strategy, to wildlife and everyday life as a thru-hiker. Anthony will go over the specifics of how to find water, navigation and nutrition. Whether you’re ready to go and just need a few questions answered or you are fascinated with the idea of long distance hiking, this class will be informative and hopefully inspiring.

The class is free with a suggested $20 donation which will go to the PCTA organization, which strives to maintain and protect our Nation’s greatest National Monument

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Car Care 101

In this class you will learn how to change your oil, replace an air filter, check your car’s vital fluids, change a flat tire, and how to give it a quick safety inspection. Come prepared to get your hands dirty…

Class runs 1.5 hours
Cost: $40

Car Care 102

In this class you will learn about the inner workings of you car’s gas engine. We will go through basic tune-up procedures and acquaint you with your engine’s vital components. Inspection and replacement of spark plugs, distributors, drive belts, fuel filter will be covered.

This is our most popular class. Prior enrollment in car care 101 is not necessary, though a desire to learn and get your hands dirty is a must!

Class runs 1.5 hours
Cost: $40

Women-Only Basic Car Care

Yea, unfortunately, perception is sometimes reality. If you feel less than confident talking to a mechanic, or if you just want to learn in a non-intimidating atmosphere, this class is for you.

The all-women’s class is more in-depth. We will cover the topics of Car Care 101, and also delve deeper into common repairs and when you actually need them done. This class will also include an extended question and answer session.

Class runs 2 hours
Cost: $40

Road Trip

Don’t set out on the open road unprepared. Learn how to inspect your vehicle to prevent common breakdowns. Build the ultimate prep kit to help you handle those times when the compost hits the fan or to assist a fellow motorist in need. Swap stories of the lonely highways and learn some handy driving techniques and quick fixes. This is a hands-on experience, with the opportunity to craw under cars and get dirty. You’ll leave with the pseudo-official pre-trip checklist and a new appreciation for duct tape!

Class runs 2 hours
Cost: $40