Snowshoe Trip

Starts January 13, runs Fri - Sun

Lonesome Lake Hut

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Hiking to Lonesome Lake in Franconia Notch State Park. Info available on the trek available at the AMC website here.

Correction: We depart from the church on Friday afternoon at 4:00 PM, and we expect to return on Sunday at around 3:00 PM.

In-town contacts in case of emergency: Michelle Holmes and Brian O’Rourke (click on Contacts in the menu above for phone, etc.)

Packing list below.

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  1. Packing List for Snowshoe Trip:

    Head Gear:
    1 synthetic balaclava
    1 synthetic or wool hat
    1 face mask

    Upper Body
    2 thermal tops (synthetic or wool)
    1 synthetic pile jacket (i.e. fleece sweater)
    1 lightweight synthetic or wool shirt
    1 down or synthetic fiberfill parka
    1 waterproof/windproof shell

    Lower Body
    2 thermal bottoms (synthetic or wool)
    2 pairs synthetic/fleece/wool pants
    1 pair rain pants

    2 pairs liner socks (synthetic or wool)
    3 pairs hiking socks (synthetic or wool)
    1 pair Sorel-type boots, i.e. winter boots w/ removable liners
    camp shoes (such as Crocs or other lightweight, closed-toe shoes)

    2 pairs liner gloves (synthetic or wool)
    1 pair synthetic or wool gloves or mittens
    1 pair waterproof/windproof mitten shells

    Personal Gear
    1 backpack
    2 wide-mouth 1-liter Nalgene-type water bottles
    1 sleeping pad
    1 headlamp
    1 set extra batteries for headlamp
    toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, toilet paper, etc.)

    Useful to have

  2. Additional Useful Items:
    hiking or ski poles

    Items that will be provided:
    winter-camping (“zero degree”) sleeping bag
    snow shoes

    However, if you have your own snowshoes that you’ll be able to bring, please let David or Robin know.

  3. Timeline for Snowshoe Trip

    Tues. @ 3:30: meet @ church if you need to go to AMC in Boston to borrow boots.

    Tues. @ 6:30: meet @ church to make water bottle insulators.

    Tues. @ 7: regular meeting including pack check for this weekend.

    Wed. or Thurs. tbd: some Scouts will need to help with grocery shopping & some will need to help pack group gear.

    Friday @ 3:30: meet @ church for a 4 pm departure.

    Sunday approx. 2 pm: estimated return time to Cambridge.

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