BELFAST, Maine — Appalachian Mountain Club will hold a Winter Hiking Skills Workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the First Church UCC in Belfast, 8 Court St. Experienced winter hikers will discuss and demonstrate clothing, gear, snow travel, and other essential knowledge to prepare you for outdoor outings in the winter. This event is intended as an introduction course for experienced three-season hikers and a refresher for experienced winter adventurers. It will be an excellent “things-you-need-to-know-before-you-go” for anyone who will be spending time out of doors this winter. Free and open to the public.