Beginner Snowshoe - Paradise

Paradise Area

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  • Sat, Mar 6, 2010
  • Snowshoeing
  • Basic
  • Adults
  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
7:00 AM at Greenlake P&R;, there will also be a south end meeting place.
LEADER WILL ARRANGE CARPOOLS MIN PARTICIPANTS: 4 We'll tool around the Paradise area, adjusting our itinarary based on weather, particapant interests and ambitions. LOANER SNOWSHOES AND POLES ARE AVAILABLE BY REQUEST. What gear do I need? Gear - necessary to own • Waterproof boots – a “winter” boot best, but hiking boots OK – (no low tops, high tops only) • Gaiters • Daypack • Waterproof raingear, top and bottom • Top and bottom synthetic or wool base layers • Warm upper layers synthetic or wool (fleece jacket, sweater, etc…) please don’t under-estimate winter; esp if you are a thin and petite woman • Hat and gloves or mitts (best) • HUThe 10 Essential SystemsUH (if you don’t know how to use a map & compass, omit) • Food and water for the day Gear – a REALLY good idea • A down or synthetic fill jacket or vest • Extra bottom layer – wool or synthetic pants Gear – If money is not an option • Thermos with hot drink • Kitchen sinks, thermo-nuclear reactors, etc…. Contact leader for more details.


  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials
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