Trip 101

Field trip: Intermediate Snowshoe Leader - Mentorship Program

Trip 101 - Smith Brook Area

This trip is better suited for recent AIARE-1 graduates and those lacking experience traveling in and out of avalanche terrain. Plan A: Challenging Terrain / Plan B: Simple Terrain

  • Easy, U-XC 3 Intermediate Ungroomed
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

to be communicated via email along with options for destination

We will practice our decisions primarily based on observations and terrain available to navigate from point A to B and if needed adjust our plans.


Smith Brook Area

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Typical Winter Day Pack with essentials
  • Beacon, Shovel, and Probe
  • Ice Axe, plus Helmet
  • Snowshoes and Poles
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