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Beginner Snowshoe - Snowshoe and Fondue at Crystal Mt. Lower Henskin Lake

Snowshoe and Fondue at Crystal Mt. Lower Henskin Lake

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3:15 PM at Crystal Mt. Rental Shop
Ready to step right into a true winter wonderland? Join us for a guided snowshoe tour through Crystal Mountain’s beautiful Alpine Wilderness. We begin our 2 1/2-hour tour by riding up the Quicksilver chairlift to the base of the beautiful South Backcountry. We frolic around Lower Henskin Lake and head to Upper Henskin Lake where we rest at the Leaning Tree Lounge to hydrate and fuel up with a nutritious snack. We then depart the backcountry by snowshoeing down the slopes all the way to the base area lodge for an incredible Cheese Fondue Dinner with salad and dessert. Cost: $30 includes tour with cheese fondue dinner, salad, and dessert. $50 includes snowshoe rental, tour with cheese fondue dinner, salad, and dessert. This is a guided tour so to sign up, please sign up on the web site and then call 360 663 3050 (guest services) to make a reservation. A $15 deposit is required when you make your reservation. The balance being collected the night of the snowshoe. Let them know you are with the Mountaineers. Please bring your 10 esentials. All tours are weather permitting. When sign up closes I'll send out an email with carpooling suggestions and any last minute information. THIS TRIP DOES NOT FULLFILL SNOWSHOE COURSE REQUIREMENTS. Schedule 3:15pm: Check in at the Rental Shop 3:45pm Depart Rental Shop for the bottom of the Quicksilver chairlift 4pm: Load Quicksilver chair together as a group 4 – 4:20pm: Ride up Quicksilver 4:20 – 6:30pm: Tour 6:30pm: Return to Lodge for dinner!
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