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Seattle Snowshoe Winter Camping Field Trip - Austin Pass (winter)

Road required chains on or 4wheel drive. High wind, High avi danger,COLD, so- 9am start, camped at Heather Meadows. High wind setting up tents. Wind down so could cook supper. 2 or 3 feet of snow. One cave slept in, 3 built. Morning beautiful, backpacked out 9:30am. Everyone did great. Winter Survival Badge should go to this group.

  • Snow and ice on road
  • Road had lots of snow.   Avalanche danger HIGH.  Lots of wind and snow.   So, we camped in a safe place without getting into any dangerous areas.   Two or three feet of new snow.


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