Intro to Snowshoeing on Sandia Crest Register

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Sat, Jan 15, 2022  10:00 AM  - 1:00 PM  (Local Time)

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Intro to Snowshoeing on Sandia Crest

Saturday, Jan 15: Intro to Snowshoeing on Sandia Crest. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! Meet at 10 a.m. at Sandia Crest. This three-hour long outing is approximately 2.5 miles round trip with 150 feet of elevation gain. Well depart from the Sandia crest parking lot and proceed along the crest trail with several stops to enjoy stunning views all the way to the continental divide. Well cover tips for safely traversing on snowshoes and winter hiking. Sponsored by the Military Outdoors Program and everyone is welcome. Must be in good physical condition and tolerate high elevation. Appropriate for children over 14 with parent or legal guardian. No dogs, please. Register at the link provided below no later than January 10th. A recommended gear list will be provided to registrants on January 11th.Trip Leader: Terry Owen, 505-301-4349, teowen@comcast.netLevel: ModerateLocation: East Mountains of AlbuquerqueSign up: www.riograndesierraclub.org/calendar

701 Sandia Crest Rd., Sandia Park, NM 87047, USA

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35.21047900,-106.44896600 Terry Owen teowen@comcast.net MM/DD/yyyy amOUuwqNAzpGSXwtHmnd12740

Organized By: Central New Mexico Group

Location: 701 Sandia Crest Rd., Sandia Park, NM 87047, USA

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Event Organizers:
Terry Owen
   teowen@comcast.net
   (505) 301-4349

Saturday, Jan 15: Intro to Snowshoeing on Sandia Crest. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! Meet at 10 a.m. at Sandia Crest. This three-hour long outing is approximately 2.5 miles round trip with 150 feet of elevation gain. We’ll depart from the Sandia crest parking lot and proceed along the crest trail with several stops to enjoy stunning views all the way to the continental divide. We’ll cover tips for safely traversing on snowshoes and winter hiking. Sponsored by the Military Outdoors Program and everyone is welcome. Must be in good physical condition and tolerate high elevation. Appropriate for children over 14 with parent or legal guardian. No dogs, please. Register at the link provided below no later than January 10th. A recommended gear list will be provided to registrants on January 11th.
Trip Leader: Terry Owen, 505-301-4349, teowen@comcast.net
Level: Moderate
Location: East Mountains of Albuquerque
Sign up: www.riograndesierraclub.org/calendar
 

Level: Moderate

Cost: $3 amenity fee or national parks pass to park at the crest. There is no other charge for this outing.

Signup Instructions: Sign-up at the link provided.

Bring: Snowshoes, trekking poles, water, snacks, backpack. Recommended gear list will be provided approximately one week before the outing.

Signup Restrictions: Appropriate for children over 14 with parent or legal guardian. No dogs, please. Must be in good physical condition and tolerate high elevation.

Carpool: Carpooling is always encouraged but do so safely.

Note: Carpool transportation is at the sole risk of the participants.

Cancellation Policy: Sustained temperatures below 10 degreee F or winds in excess of 20 MPH, may result in the outing being cancelled.

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