Seattle Pathfinders Mountaineers Lodge Weekend

Youth activity: Pathfinders

Seattle Pathfinders Mountaineers Lodge Weekend - Meany Lodge

Pathfinders stay at one of the rustic Mountaineers Lodges for a weekend of snowy adventure.

  • Casual

TBD

Lodge weekends offer Pathfinder 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 included. 

IMPORTANT INFO

  • Trip Sheet: Trip Sheet will be posted within the 2 weeks prior to the trip.
  • Parking: [Any parking passes needed?]
  • Weather: [Link Wunderground, NOAA, and/or other weather forecasts]
  • Road Conditions: [note if 4WD or high clearance vehicle required/recommended; link WSDOT reports for passes; link Mt. Rainier Twitter if heading to Paradise, etc]
  • Guests: If spots are still available one week prior to the trip, email [NAME] to request that a friend or sibling be able to join.

BORROWING GEAR?

REQUEST GEAR BY [ADD DATE]

  • Snowshoes or trekking poles: Let the trip leader know
  • Other gear: 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 

BORROWING GEAR?

  • Snowshoes: Email the trip leader
  • Other gear: Submit your request to the gear library
Trip Reports