Needle Ridge; Snowshoeing Trip (Intermediate)- December 17, 2017
Intermediate snow-shoe trips are for those who have experience snowshoeing, but are wanting to push themselves to gain more elevation.
Needle ridge is a popular year-round destination and spectacular in the winter! On a clear day, the ridge offers fantastic views of the Coquihalla area.
Our knowledgable guides will share local history, navigational information, snow science, and more along the trail!
Lunch, snacks, and a hot drink will be provided! We are excited to explore the wintery playground with you!
Needle Ridge; Snowshoeing Trip (Intermediate)- December 17, 2017 Itinerary
Sunday, December 17 2017
8:00am-Meet at Mt. Waddingtons 5643 Vedder Road (park in the Save on Foods parking lot)
8-8:30am-Waivers and Gear Check
10:00am-Arrive at Needle Trailhead (Exit 217)
Gear up and start snow-shoeing (7kms round trip)
3:00-4:00pm-Back to van, load up, and head out
5:00-6:00pm-Arrive back at Mt. Waddingtons
Please bring the following:
Backpack: This should be large enough to carry your gear for the day as well as the provided lunch
Water: We recommend bringing 2 litres
Footwear: Water proof hiking boots
Socks: Don’t underestimate the power of a good pair of socks. We recommend a solid pair of wool hiking socks. Prone to blisters? Double up on socks: first a light liner followed by a pair of thicker socks.
Clothing: Please no cotton! Bring appropriate layers for starting and stopping in a winter environment.
-Have a synthetic or wool t-shirt or long sleeve
-Fleece, down jacket, or soft shell as a mid layer
-Water proof jacket and pants
Snacks: Lunch is provided, however you may enjoy some munchies along the trail
Camera & Binoculars: While these are optional, we highly suggest them. There will be plenty of Kodak moments along the trail.
Odds & ends: Sunglasses & Sunscreen! This is crucial in snow environments.
Snowshoes and Trekking Poles with baskets- we have rental pairs available, please reserve early!
Not sure what to bring? Give us a call or stop by the store and we can hook you up with some great gear before your trip!