Snow Trip February 2011

Start Date: Friday, Feb 4th, 2011 6:00 PM
End Date: Sunday, Feb 6th, 2011 6:00 PM
Meeting Point for Drop-off and Pickup: CERRITOS PARK EAST
Location: Bear Mountain in Big Bear, CA.
Lodging: In Der Bach Lodge, Big Bear
Forms Needed: Permission Slip Group Ticket & Lesson Release Form Guest Info Sheet OrderForm-Saturday OrderForm-Sunday
Coordinator: Lilibelle Reyes, Julie Won
Cost: Approx . $150 - $200
Last Date to Signup: Please sign up as soon as possible as lodging space is limited. A $50 (non-refundable ) deposit is required to hold your spot)
Things to bring: Snow Trip Checklist, Camping Checklist

Details

Schedule :

  • Fri, February 4, Drive up, dinner and sleep
  • Sat, February 5, Breakfast, ski/snowboard, dinner(lunch is on your own)
  • Sun, February 6, Breakfast, ski/snowboard and drive home (lunch is on your own)

Please bring extra money for your lunch on Saturday and Sunday (Feb/5 & 6)

Equipment Rental: All participants are responsible for returning all rental equipment at the end of the day or you will be responsible to pay for all lost equipment.
Last Date to Signup: PLEASE sign up as soon as possible as lodging space is limited!!
Things to bring: Snow Trip Checklist, Camping Checklist

Tips to remember:

  • Layers of clothing are best. Base layer should be a fitted thermal shirt, then layered with a turtleneck or long sleeveshirt, if desired, follow with a fleece or sweatshirt. Outer layer should be a warm, water resistant ski jacket. Wearing too little can result in frostbite, but wearing too much can result in over-heating. Layers keep you warmer and allow you to remove if necessary.
  • Wear thin wool or poly socks, thick ones are too bulky and don't keep your feet as warm.
  • Wear water-proof gloves or mittens with rubber lining on outside for easy grip.
  • Use a gaiter or facemask. Gaiters are basically felt tubes that you slip on your neck and pull up to keep your mouth and nose warm.
  • 80% of heat is lost through your head, so wear a ski or knit cap and cover your ears too.
  • Helmets are highly recommended to keep you safe and protected. You never know what could happen and even expert skiers fall. Your current bicycle or skateboard helmet should be worn for this snow trip to prevent possible head injuries.
  • Bring goggles and/or sunglasses for eye protection. The sun reflects off the snow and can be harsh on the eyes. Additionally, ultraviolet radiation is 36% higher at high altitude than at sea level.

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