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Winter Snowshoe Program at Glacier - Mt. Baker

Winter Snowshoe Program at Glacier - Mt. Baker

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For more information about the program, or to cancel or make changes to an existing reservation, please contact Magenta Widner at: USForestService_GlacierMtBaker (at) discovernw.org
360-599-9572

Meet at the Glacier Public Service Center, milepost 34 Mt. Baker Highway, State Route 542. Groups will leave from there to the snowshoe walk locations along the Hannegan Pass Road, Heather Meadows or another setting in the Mt. Baker District area determined by snow levels and weather. The snowshoe walks will last 2 to 3 hours, not including driving to the walk location from Glacier. Snowshoes and poles are provided. Reservations are required. For more information call Magenta Widner at the Glacier Public Service Center 360-599-9572, Saturday or Sunday 9-3, or email mwidner@fs.fed.us.

Ranger Guided Snowshoe Walk. Learn snowshoe and winter safety basics while gaining knowledge about winter ecology, recreation opportunities, and the cultural history of the North Fork Nooksack drainage.

Maximum group size: 15
Suggested donation: $15 for adults and $10 for youth 16 and under.

Avalanche Awareness Walk. Join the Northwest Avalanche Center and the Forest Service for an avalanche awareness snowshoe walk. An NWAC avalanche specialist will lead the walk and present about avalanche safety during your snowshoe outing. This is a great opportunity to get outdoors and learn about avalanche safety.

Maximum group size: 15
Suggested donation: $15 for adults and $10 for youth 16 and under.

What you'll need to bring:

  • Gear and clothing: Waterproof pants and jacket (breathable is preferred), hat, sunglasses and gloves. Clothing layers beginning with a base layer made of silk, wool, or a synthetic fabric (no cotton!). A backpack for carrying an extra layer of cloths, water, food, etc.
  • Water: More than you'd think, snowshoeing makes you thirsty! Something warm in a thermos is nice too.
  • Footwear: Sturdy waterproof boots with ankle support.
  • Lunch/Snacks: High energy snacks, we'll bread for lunch.
  • Optional: Camera, GPS, map, binoculars, poles, extra shoes and socks to change in to for the ride home.

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