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Snoqualmie Pass Guided Snowshoe Outings with USFS

Get outdoors and learn about winter ecology and snowshoeing on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest January through March! No experience is necessary and the Forest Service provides snowshoes. This year they are offering an Interpretive 90-Minute Walk, Extended Half-Day Hikes, Winter Photography & Ecology Outings, and "Kids in the Snow." Please click "Read More" for more information about these great programs.
When Jan 08, 2012 10:00 AM to
Mar 31, 2012 02:30 PM
Where USDA Forest Service Snoqualmie Pass Visitor Center
Contact Name Kim Larned
Contact Phone 509-852-1062
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Get outdoors and learn about winter ecology and snowshoeing on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest January through March! No experience is necessary and the Forest Service provides snowshoes. Participants should wear layered and insulated clothing, hats and gloves with sturdy, waterproof shoes or boots, hats and gloves. To offset the costs of the program a donation of $10 per person is suggested for all tours except the extended hike and photography outing at Snoqualmie Pass, where $20 is requested.

The 90-minute walk and extended snowshoe trips run Jan. 8-March 31, the winter photography and ecology outings Jan. 21-March 31 and the “Kids in the Snow” program Feb. 4-March 31. Make reservations at 509-852-1062 before Jan. 2; and 425-434-6111 afterwards. Trips for special events and school groups can also be scheduled. Meet 15 minutes early at the visitor’s center off I-90, exit 52 on Snoqualmie Pass.

 

Interpretive 90-Minute Walk

Sat. Sun. 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m.

Learn about winter ecosystem, wildlife and safety.

Group size 20

 

Extended Half-Day Hikes

Fri. Sat. Sun. 9:30 a.m.

Experience Commonwealth Basin in the winter surrounded by the Cascade crest peaks.

Group size 10

 

Winter Photography & Ecology Outings

Jan. 21, Feb. 4, 18, March 3, 17, 31, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Capture winter nature on film while learning about ecology.

Group size 6

 

"Kids in the Snow"

Feb. 4-March 31, Sat. 1 p.m.

Earn a Junior Ranger Snow badge! Learn about tracking, crawl into a snow cave and check out a snow crystal with a magnifier.

Group size 20

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