Snowshoe for New Members and Novices

Date(s) - Sat, Jan. 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Published: 2018-01-06 18:54:10
Leaders: John Moslin, Carole Pugle Moslin
Co-leader(s): Sam Chow
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Lac le Jeune


*Contact the leader if you are unsure if this event is right for you.

Distance5 - 7 km
Off-trail Sections?no
Fitness/Experience Requirementsbasic fitness required
Est. Duration2-3 hours on the trail
Bring a lunchyes
Meet-Up SpotAberdeen Mall       (Info on the 6 main meet-up locations)
Meet-Up Time10:00
Vehicle Noteswinter driving
Registration enabledyes        Est. Date (if not yet):
Guests Allowednot this time
Minors Allowednot this time
Dog Friendly Event?not this time    (KHC's Dogs Policy)

Recommended Essentials - Hiking / Snowshoeing - Winter
  • Working headlamp or flashlight
  • Fire making kit (water-proof matches or lighter, fire starter or candle, waterproof container)
  • Space Blanket and/or large garbage bag
  • Nutrition - Extra food
  • Hydration - Extra water (minimum 1 litre)
  • Insulation - Extra clothing (extra layers of clothing, and, rain, wind protection, and, toque, gloves)
  • First aid kit
  • Signalling device (whistle)
  • Snowshoe repair kit and duct tape
  • Spare batteries for headlamp/flashlight
  • Navigation Aids (maps, route description, compass, GPS)
  • Communication aids (cell phone, SPOT device, two way radios)
  • Emergency shelter (bivi sack, ultra-light tarp)
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen, sun protection clothing, lip balm)
  • Signalling device (mirror)

Registration Information

Maximum Group Size:16Available Spaces:0

Attendees registered for this event:
The program displays the names of the people who made a booking, but any one of the persons listed may have booked 1 or 2 spaces. The program/computer keeps track of the number of spaces for us (accurately).

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  • KHC Guidelines and Expectations
  • Members and Guests must meet the fitness and/or experience requirements for the listed event. The Event Leader retains the right to limit registration based on these requirements, if required.
  • Guests Policy - Registration, fees, and waiver
  • KHC Minors policy
  • Smartwaiver link
  • No smoking and no alcohol during KHC outings.
  • All KHC events are group events and participants are expected to stay in touch with the leader at all time.
  • The duration of the event is an estimate so if you have an appointment to make right afterwards, consider skipping this event.
  • Your Event Bookings
  • Please remember to thank your event leader.

John Moslin

I have been hiking in the Kamloops area for a number of years enjoying the alpine in the summer months. Joined the KHC in 2011 and have been leading hikes and snowshoe events ranging from moderate to difficult for over two years. Look forward to sharing the trail with others in the club.

6 thoughts on “Snowshoe for New Members and Novices

  • January 7, 2018 at 11:34 am

    I am interested if anyone cancels or the group number is increased

  • January 7, 2018 at 11:35 am

    Hey John & Carole – sent you an email about this snowshoe.

  • January 12, 2018 at 6:56 pm

    I would like to join you if there is room for expansion

  • January 12, 2018 at 8:36 pm

    Any chance there is room for me? And if so can I meet you at Lac le Jeune since I live in Logan Lake?

  • January 13, 2018 at 7:46 am

    Good morning. I’m interested in joining if any canellations. Thanks. Paula

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