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Mountain View Shelter Snowshoe
We'll snowshoe from the Maxwell snow park to the Mountain View Shelter via the longer, less-traveled route using a portion of the Maxwell Butte trail. Last year, our club volunteers cut and removed about 180 logs from this route, so we should have a wide snow-covered trail. We may return the same route, or may take a loop route, depending on snow conditions. Pre-register by phone or e-mail.
Driving distance 160 miles RT.
Hiking distance 6 miles RT.
Elevation gain 800 feet.
Saturday, January 12, 2019
is not available online - contact the event coordinator
The trip leader is the event coordinator. The Trip Leader has the final say over who may participate in the event.
Given the extra effort to hike with snow shoes on through snow, the following ratings for Snowshoe Trips are different than hiking ratings:
EASY: Maximum 5 miles round trip, elevation gain less than 500 feet
MEDIUM: 5-7 miles round trip, 500-1000 feet elevation gain
HARD: Over 1000 feet elevation gain, over 7 miles round trip