Seattle MAC - Cross-Country Ski

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Cross-Country Ski - Youth Trip

An overnight cross country ski trip in which participants will ski in with camping gear and stay overnight at a hut or other back country campsite area. This trip has prerequisites, see leaders notes for details.

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.
  • Sat, Mar 6, 2021 — Sun, Mar 7, 2021
  • Seattle Youth Outreach Committee
  • Youth
  • Adults
  • Challenging

Early Saturday AM departure, Sunday afternoon return. See trip sheet for full details when it is released within two weeks of the trip. 

Participants must be strong, experienced cross-country skiers. Either prior personal experience or attendance on the MAC cross country ski in January, along with attendance at the snow camping trip in February, is required for this trip. 

Route/Place
Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • X-Country Ski Poles (Program will provide)
  • X-Country Skis (Program will provide)
  • X-Country Ski Boots (Country will provide)
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Pack cover or plastic bag for water repellence
  • Wool/synthetic socks (at least three pairs)
  • Camp shoes (insulated, waterproof if possible)
  • Long sleeve (synthetic)
  • Long underwear (synthetic)
  • Warm jacket (fleece or wool)
  • Warm pants (fleece or wool)
  • Waterproof shell (jacket and pants, with a hood on the jacket)
  • Down jacket or extra fleece layer
  • Underwear (at least three pairs; synthetic)
  • Stocking cap (wool or synthetic)
  • Brimmed hat
  • Waterproof gloves/mittens (at least two pairs)
  • Liner gloves
  • Bandana
  • Sunglasses/goggles (Polarized, broad spectrum UV protection)
  • Bowl, Cup, Spoon
  • Water (at least 2L carrying capacity)
  • Headlamp/flashlight (spare batteries)
  • Van clothes/shoes

 

 

  • Personal Hygiene items
    • Toothbrush/toothpaste
    • Biodegradable soap
    • Gender specific items
    • Washcloth
    • Sunscreen
    • Comb
    • Personal Medications
  • Optional items
    • Camera
    • Playing cards
    • Hacky sack
    • Frisbee
    • Journal and pen
    • Instruments (harmonica, etc.)
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