Overnight Field Trip

Field trip: Ski and Snowboard Mountaineering

Overnight Field Trip - Smith Brook Area

A practical application of the course material during a full weekend of touring and snow camping; includes building and spending the night in a snow shelter.

  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

Details will be provided prior to the field trip. 

Arrive at the Smithbrook Parking Lot near “Rainy Creek Forest Service 6700 Rd” by 7:30AM.  Meet up with your instructor and group, ready to travel, by 8:00AM.  Groups will depart by 8:30AM.

This is a 2-day (overnight) trip in easy to moderate terrain.  The primary objective is to practice navigation skills and camp overnight; there will some opportunity for touring on the second day.


Smith Brook Area

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All equipment needed for a typical one-day M1 trip, plus food and equipment to spend the night (tents are not needed).  An example equipment list and camping gear recommendations will be provided during the course.

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