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Stanislaus National Forest - February 15-17, 2013

  
 

What: Snow Caving
Where: Alpine Lake, Stanislaus National Forest
When: February 15-17, 2013 Canceled due to insufficient snowpack depth and adult sign-ups
Who: Second year and older scouts who have attended a Troop 33 snow camping trip or a Philmont backpacking trek, and a December 2012 Winter Awareness Training session.
All scouts and adults who have not attended a Troop 33 snow caving trip must attend Advance Winter Awareness Training.
HowClick here to sign-up (NOTE: Trip limit 20 people total, scouts and adults)
Cost: $60.00
SMICDean Wilken

Required Training

Winter Awareness Training

NOTE: REQUIRED for scouts who did not attend December 2012 session
Sunday, Feb 10th: 3:30 - 4:45 p.m, LAUMC, Redwood Room (off Sanctuary Narthex) Canceled

Advanced Winter Awareness Training

NOTE: REQUIRED for scouts and adults who have not attended Troop 33 Snow Caving
Sunday, Feb 10th: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m, LAUMC Redwood Room (off Sanctuary Narthex) Canceled

Schedule

Friday, February 15 

  • 3:30 p.m. Meet at LAUMC parking lot
    • Check-in/Gear check/Car assignments 
  • 4:30 p.m. Depart from LAUMC 
  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner stop @ Tracy In ‘N Out Burger 
  • 8:00 p.m. Arrive @ Marcopulos cabin in Arnold 

Saturday, February 16

  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast/Pack lunch/Cleanup 
  • 8:30 a.m. Depart Marcopulos cabin 
    • Brief stop at Calaveras Ranger District office for fire permit 
  • 9:30 a.m. Arrive @ Lake Alpine SNO-PARK 
  • 10:00 a.m. Snowshoe to Lake Alpine campsite 
  • 11:00 a.m. Setup tents/Lunch/Cleanup 
  • 12:00 noon Construct snow caves 
  • 3:30 p.m. Evaluate snow pack/hike 
  • 4:30 p.m. Change clothes 
  • 5:30 p.m. Dinner/cleanup 
  • 6:30 p.m. Campfire 
  • 8:30 p.m. Bedtime 

Sunday, February 17 

  • 7:00 a.m. Awake* 
  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast/cleanup 
  • 8:30 a.m. Destroy snow caves 
  • 9:30 a.m. Pack-up gear 
  • 9:45 a.m. Thorns and Roses 
  • 10:00 a.m. Hike/Snowshoe to SNO-PARK 
  • 11:30 a.m. Depart for LAUMC 
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch stop @ Angel Camp Mike’s Pizza 
  • 4:00 p.m. Arrive LAUMC 
*Hiking one more miles on snow and sleeping overnight in a tent on snow or in a snow cave qualifies scouts and adults for the Pacific Skyline Council Arctic Wolf patch.


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Brent Browning,
Jan 30, 2013, 12:08 PM
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