Snowshoe Trek and Lunch (L)


Snowshoe Trek and Lunch (L) - Meany Lodge

Snowshoe from Crystal Springs Sno-Park to Meany Lodge for a hot lunch at the lodge on Saturdays this winter. Routes vary, typically 7+ miles round-trip and 550 feet elevation gain. **Please put Dietary Restrictions and/or Snowshoe borrow request(s) in Notes when registering**

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  • Sat, Mar 14, 2020
  • Meany Lodge
  • Snowshoeing
  • Beginner
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 550 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 3,000 ft

Crystal Springs Snow Park - 8:15 AM

Departs Saturday 8:30 AM from the Crystal Springs Sno-park. You will need a one day sno-park pass or a seasonal sno-park pass with special groomed trails permit sticker. You can use your own snowshoes or borrow a pair from Meany. (Add a note to your signup if you wish to borrow lodge snowshoes).

The morning is 3 - 5 miles with  500 ft elevation gain in last mile (approx 2 - 3 hrs) in a guided trek to Meany Lodge. A hearty hot lunch will be served around 12:30 PM. Don't forget to indicate any dietary restrictions when registering online. 

We will leave the Meany Campus around 1:45 pm, for the downhill snowshoe trek back to the parking lot, arriving between 4:00 and 5:00 PM. 

No previous snow-shoeing experience required, but you should be able to walk at least 8 miles at a medium pace.

If you prefer skis to snowshoes- check out our cross-country ski lunch-n-treks!


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring your own snowshoes if you have them. Meany Lodge does have extra snowshoes but you need to confirm ahead of time to reserve. Snowshoeing  will work best in tall, waterproof, rigid hiking or mountaineering boots.

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