Veterans Expeditions

Crater Lakes Snowshoe 4 of 4 Beginner Snowshoe

Crater Lakes. Photo by Chris Kassar

VetEx will snowshoe to Crater Lakes Saturday the 30th of March. This will be our fourth and final  snowshoe of the season.  The Crater Lakes Snowshoe is a beginner snowshoe.  This day trip is appropriate for all abilities and those who have never been on snowshoes.  Snowshoes sponsored by Kahtoola.

What:  VetEx Meet-Up Snowshoe beginner in difficulty, Crater Lakes, Rollinsville,  Colorado.  Please reserve your slot with [email protected]

When:  Saturday March 30th 2013  at 7 am we will meet-up at the Boulder Safeway.

Where do we all Meet Up:  7am at the Boulder Safeway at 3325 28th Street Boulder, CO 7 am.  The corner of 28th and Iris.

 https://maps.google.com/maps?q=safeway+on+iris+in+boulder&fb=1&gl=us&hq=safeway+on+iris+in+boulder&cid=0,0,5820848417713507236&t=m&z=16

What Gear Do I Need:

Day pack items required by each individual to provide and have with them:

-Day pack
-64 oz of water/ 2 liters/ 2 Nalgenes (enough water for all day in the mountains)
-Raincoat/parka mountain weight
-Warm jacket / heavy weight fleece / down sweater / pile jacket
-Winter hat
-Warm gloves
-Long sleeve shirt / long-john style non-cotton
-Short sleeve shirt non cotton
-Headlamp (we may walk many miles in the dark)
-Hiking boots (Waterproof is key as there will be snow) The warmest, driest boots you have!
-Sunscreen
-Lunch, snacks, lots of them

Snow Pants, Down Jacket or Winter Coat will make your day warmer!

FACE MASK COVERAGE AND GOGGLES ARE A MUST!!!!!!

All technical snow/ice gear with be provided by Kahtoola (snowshoes/microspikes)

This is a minimal list.  Any Gear questions or Gear needs to [email protected]

 

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