The first camp out in 2011 is right around the corner so we need to start planing and preparing. We are going to enjoy Colorado’s favorite winter pastime of skiing/boarding with a winter campout! This is what you can plan on so far:
What: *Snow Sports merit badge
*Avalanche dog rescue drill demo
*Avalanche beakon search practice
*Avalanche probe pole line demo
*Shooting of the Avi lancher Gun (conditions permiting)
*camping at 10800′ in the middle of January (sleeping with the mtn. goats)
*lots of hot chocolate
*sledding and lots of other fun.
When: Jannuary 15 & 16th – skiing and camp out! (9:30 on sat to 3:30 on sun at A-basin)
Those needing a ride and drivers (which we still need more of), meet at PEPC by 5:30am!
This is a scouting event – WEAR CLASS A uniform for the trip.
Where: Arapahoe Basin Ski Area- Last Chance Parking lot.
How much: I got some great deals at A-basin and they are very excited to have us come.
Kids lift ticket : $17.00 per day
Adult lift ticket : $35.00 per day
Kids ski rental : $13.00 per day
Kids snowboard rental : $ 18.00 per day
Adult ski rental : $ 21.00 per day
Adult snowboard rental : $ 30.00 per day
( rentals do include helment)
*** cost will be less if you already have passes good at A-basin and your own equipment***
I am still working with the area on food costs and I will pass that on asap.
What do I need to do:
* Get excited to have fun
* sign up via email me @ flyski007@gmail or on a sign up sheet at one of the meetings. I need to know name, skiing or snowboarding, & if you plan on renting from A-basin.
* print out the snowsport merit badge worksheet
* Medical form
Other notes: * Everyone is invited. The snow sport merit badge is just extra fun.
* Everyone must wear a helment (bsa guidlines)
* ”The Buddy System” will be stricktly enforced. Nobody goes off and skies by themself!