Beginner Snowshoe - White Pass Nordic Center


Beginner Snowshoe - White Pass Nordic Center

Beginner Snowshoe trips for Kids and their families in White Pass area. This two day event includes an overnight at Three Volcanoes Cabin near Randle. We will take a different route each day. Snowshoes and instruction provided. Option to try cross country skiing the second day but skiis not provided. Time for snowplay. Schedule and destination will depend on weather conditions, as always.

  • Sat, Feb 24, 2024 — Sun, Feb 25, 2024
  • Olympia Snowshoe Committee
  • Snowshoeing
  • Beginner
  • Families, Youth
  • G-XC 2 Advanced Beginner Groomed, Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

We will rendezvous in Randle at 11am and caravan to snowshoeing destination.

Trip ends Sunday after snowshoeing event, no later than 4:00pm.

After our rendezvous we will caravan to our snowshoe destination and eat lunch before putting on snowshoes and starting our trip.  When done we will travel to Three Volcanoes Cabin in the forest where there is space for sleeping on mats, a full bathroom, a well stocked kitchen, and a woodstove for heat and cooking.  We will play games and share a meal and explore outside if the weather allows.  Sunday morning we will head back up to White Pass or a nearby location for more outdoor fun.

The Nordic center pass costs $32 for adults, $23 for 9-17 year olds, and is free for 8 and under.

Our trips will be geared to the age and ability of the kids but we will expect to travel a distance. 

Best for kids 5 and up.

Your car must have chains or skins and you must be prepared to put them on.  We will avoid dangerous or difficult driving conditions.


White Pass Nordic Center

  • Green Trails Goat Rocks William O Douglas Wilderness No. 303S

    Green Trails White Pass No. 303

    USGS White Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • For Snowshoeing
  • The Ten Essentials for winter for all adults. Ten Essentials appropriate to age for kids, but to include water, spare clothing, emergency food, mylar blanket or other shelter, headlamp, and two hothands
  • A Backpack with a waist strap.  This is required for kids and adults.
  • Snowshoes and poles provided.
  • Sturdy, warm boots that the snowshoes will attach to.
  • Sack lunch  and trail snacks for Saturday and Sunday
  • Layered clothing with waterproof outer layer and hat, gloves (2 pairs each), and warm socks with a spare pair

For Overnight

Sleeping bag & pillow, toilettries, cabin clothing, outdoor shoes or boots, slippers for cabin, games for evening,

Chili and salad provided for dinner.  Hot cider and popcorn for snack.

Oatmeal, yogurt, granola, fruit provided for breakfast.  Bring additional foods as desired for your family

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