Seattle MAC - Overnight Snow Camping Trip - Paradise

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Overnight Snow Camping Trip - Paradise

An overnight snow camp to practice our snow camping and winter layering skills!

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft


Practice snow camping skills and test out your layering system. Participants have the option of sleeping in a tent or attempting to dig and sleep in a snow cave for the night (bring a tent as a backup just in case). 



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Snowshoes (Program will provide)
  • Snowshoe poles (Program will provide)
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Pack cover or plastic bag for water repellence
  • Wool/synthetic socks (at least three pairs)
  • Boots (insulated, waterproof)
  • Long sleeve (synthetic)
  • Long underwear (synthetic)
  • Warm jacket (fleece or wool)
  • Warm pants (fleece or wool)
  • Waterproof shell (jacket and pants, breathable, 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 or buff
  • Sunglasses/goggles (Polarized, broad spectrum UV protection)
  • Bowl, Cup, Spoon
  • Water bottles (at least two liters)
  • Headlamp/flashlight (spare batteries and bulb)
  • Van 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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