Seattle Explorers Mountaineers Lodge Weekend

Youth activity: Explorers

Seattle Explorers Mountaineers Lodge Weekend - Meany Lodge

[MUST BE VACCINATED] Explorers stay at one of the rustic Mountaineers Lodges for a weekend of snowy adventure.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sun, Jan 16, 2022 — Mon, Jan 17, 2022
  • Seattle Youth Outreach Committee
  • Youth
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Arrive Sunday morning
  • Depart Monday afternoon

Lodge weekends offer Explorer families the opportunity to explore new, snowy pursuits and provide a warm and welcoming home base to explore from. Lodge activities include: snowshoeing, cross country or downhill skiing, sledding, snow cave building, board games, etc. 

Meals are often included. 

vaccination policiy:

Meany lodge is requiring ALL guests to be vaccinated (doesn't matter if you're eligible or not). This means you need to have had your second dose by January 1. Meany Lodge will be requesting proof of vaccination. 

Trip Sheet: Posted two weeks prior to the trip.

Guests: If spots are still available one week prior to the trip, email Katy to request that a friend or sibling be able to join.

If you'd like to borrow gear, please submit your request to the gear library.

Route/Place

Meany Lodge


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

CLOTHES

  • Boots (insulated and waterproof) 
  • Gaiters (optional but recommended)* 
  • Warm clothing and extra synthetic layers
  • Long underwear top and bottom (synthetic) 
  • Wool or synthetic socks (multiple pairs!!) 
  • Liner socks (optional but recommended) 
  • Fleece or wool sweater
  • Waterproof shell (jacket with hood and pants) 
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Liner gloves
  • Set of PJ’s to wear in the lodge
  • Stocking hat (wool or synthetic) 
  • Brimmed cap 
  • Lodge slippers
  • Sleeping stuff

GEAR

  • Snowshoes* 
  • Poles*
  • A helmet for sledding
  • Backpack for snow activities and carrying stuff*
  • Duffle bag to carry everything else
  • Sleeping bag and pillow case 
  • If sleeping in the lodge, just a lightweight sleeping bag and pillow case will do (mattresses/pillows provided by lodge)
  • If sleeping in a cave, bring two sleeping pads and a heavyweight sleeping bag*

OTHER

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water (at least 2L) 
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste)
  • Camera (optional) 
  • First Aid Kit  
  • Headlamp 

If you'd like to borrow gear, please submit your request to the gear library.

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