VetEx Snowshoe Meet-up 1: Rocky Mountain National Park Saturday January 19th with special Guest Team Rubicon


VetEx Snowshoe Meet-up 1: Rocky Mountain National Park Saturday January 19th with special Guest Team Rubicon

Date: 29 Dec, 2012  No Comments
VetEx Snowshoe

VetEx invites all of Colorado’s Veterans (and out of state veterans) to Snowshoe the land defended this January 19th. ¬†We welcome our friends at Team Rubicon to join us. ¬†This will be the first of 3 snowshoe trips this season and it will be our easiest. ¬†Beginners come on out and give this one ¬†a try. ¬†Snowshoes sponsored by Kahtoola.

What:  VetEx Meet-Up Snowshoe Beginner, Rocky Mountain National Park.  Please reserve your slot with nick@vetexpeditions.com.

When:  Saturday January 19th 2013  at 6: 45 am at the Boulder Safeway.  Leaving Safeway at 7am for the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center in Estes Park.  Leaving Beaver Meadows Visitor Center for the Trailhead at 8 am Sharp!

Where do we all Meet Up:  Boulder Safeway at 3325 28th Street Boulder, CO 6:45 am.  The corner of 28th and Iris.

 https://maps.google.com/maps?q=safeway+on+iris+in+boulder&fb=1&gl=us&hq=safeway+on+iris+in+boulder&cid=0,0,5820848417713507236&t=m&z=16

What Gear Do I Need:

Day pack items required by each individual to provide and have with them:

-Day pack
-64 oz of water/ 2 liters/ 2 Nalgenes (enough water for all day in the mountains)
-Raincoat/parka mountain weight
-Warm jacket / heavy weight fleece / down sweater / pile jacket
-Winter hat
-Warm gloves
-Long sleeve shirt / long-john style non-cotton
-Short sleeve shirt non cotton
-Headlamp (we may walk many miles in the dark)
-Hiking boots (Waterproof is key as there will be snow) The warmest, driest boots you have!
-Sunscreen
-Lunch, snacks, lots of them

Snow Pants, Down Jacket or Winter Coat will make your day warmer!

All technical snow/ice gear with be provided by Kahtoola (snowshoes/microspikes)

This is a minimal list.  Any Gear questions or Gear needs to nick@vetexpeditions.com