Wheeler Snowshoe


Date(s) - Sat, Jan. 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Event Published: 2018-01-07 17:44:06
Leaders: Tom Blackburn
Co-leader(s): Requested
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Location:
Lac du Bois Trailhead



EVENT DETAILS

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

Distance12 km
ClimbModerate-Harder
Terrain/TrailModerate-Harder
Off-trail Sections?yes
Paceaverage/moderate
Fitness/Experience Requirementsbasic fitness required
Est. Duration4 hours (on the trail)
Bring a lunchyes
Meet-Up SpotBatchelor Hills       (Info on the 6 main meet-up locations)
Meet-Up Time10:00
Carpoolingyes
Vehicle Notes$3.00 for carpooling
Washroomsno
Registration enabledyes        Est. Date (if not yet):
Guests Allowedcontact the event leader
Minors Allowedcontact the event leader
Dog Friendly Event?yes    (KHC's Dogs Policy)

Recommended Essentials - Hiking / Snowshoeing - Winter
REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:
  • 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)
OPTIONAL ITEMS:
  • 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:11Available 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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IMPORTANT -- PLEASE REVIEW
  • 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.

Thomas Blackburn

Tom lives in Clearwater and sometimes leads hikes in the Clearwater - Wells Gray area. In summer Tom ventures into the alpine on longer backpacking outings, some of which are posted as KHC events.,

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