Winter Camping (old) - Field trip

Field trip: Winter Camping Course

Winter Camping (old) - Field trip - Reflection & Louise Lakes

We will cover pitching a tent on snow, and building snow structures such as, snow caves and trenches

Info
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  • Sat, Mar 3, 2018 — Sun, Mar 4, 2018
  • Tacoma Snowshoeing Committee
  • Snowshoeing
  • Intermediate
  • Adults
  • Easy+
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

South Hill Park-n-Ride located at the intersection of 94th St. SW and 104th St. E in Puyallup, WA.  http://www.soundtransit.org/Rider-Guide/South-Hill-PR

Please park in the southwest corner of the parking lot.  Meeting time is 7:30 am on March 3, 2018.

 

This trip with the distance is mainly geared towards tent camping. We will cover pitching a tent on snow, and  some practice building snow structures such as, snow caves and trenches. 

Badges

students will earn:

Route/Place

Reflection & Louise Lakes


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Winter Gear
  • Snowshoes  and/or Cramp-ons
  • 3 or 4 season Tent
  • Snow Shovel
  • Extra Gloves
  • Winter Sleeping Bag
  • Insulating Mat
  • Stove 
  • Fuel (enough to melt snow as well)
  • Food and Food storage container
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