Needle Ridge Snowshoe | 02/17/18

Description

Snowshoeing up to the Needle Ridge will be the perfect way to spend your day: Break through a beautiful Pacific Northwest forest, into alpine views on top of snow dusted granite. 

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!

$99.99/person+GST

Needle Ridge Snowshoe | 02/17/18 Itinerary

 

8:00am Meet at Mt. Waddington’s 5643 Vedder Road
8-8:30am Waivers and Gear Check
8:30 Head Out
9:00-9:30am Stop at Blue Moose in Hope bathroom break and/or coffee
10:30am Arrive at the trailhead
Gear up and begin on the trail. We will be snowshoeing around 3.5-4 hours depending on speed of group
3:00-4:00pm Arrive back at the van, load up, and head home
5:30-6:00pm Arrive back at Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors

Lunch, snacks, and a hot drink will be provided!

Gear

 

  • 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
    -Gloves
    -Toque
  • 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!

Booking

  • Please list any known medical conditions
  • Please list any known allergies.
  • Price: $99.99
    Please check if you will need rental snowshoes. Rentals need to be reserved ahead of time, there is no guarantee you will be able to get them without a reservation the day of the trip!
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