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Igloos and Tea

Saturday, February 27th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Drink tea, eat hot soup, and play in the snow. 

This adventure focuses on building the most elusive of winter shelters, the igloo. This adventure is suitable for the whole family and lunch is included.  

You will learn:
-How to make a snow quarry
-How to harvest snow blocks
-How to create a winter kitchen
-Igloo construction
Other skills might include: 
-Winter survival
-Methods of heat transfer
-Recognizing hypothermia and treatment

This adventure is family friendly and includes lunch and tea!

We will spend up to seven hours in the snow with limited shelter. Please dress accordingly and bring extra gear to stay warm. Snowshoes are optional but encouraged.

When: Saturday, February 27th from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Roosevelt National Forrest west of Evergreen, Co. The GPS coordinates for the parking area are: 39.67413,-105.5505
Cost: $45 dollars 

Equipment List: 
· Boots and warm socks 
· Beanie and gloves 
· Some sort of waterproof or snow pants 
· Warm jacket or wind shell with an insulating top 
· Light clothes in case you get too hot 
· 2 Liters of water 
· Some snacks 
· Snow shovel 
· Snow shoes (optional) 
· Snow saw or wood saw

Directions to the igloo: 
Take I-70 W toward Grand Jct 
9.3 mi 
Take exit 252 for CO-74 toward Evergreen Pkwy 
2.8 mi 
Turn right onto Squaw Pass Rd 
14.3 mi 
Destination will be on the right

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