Drink tea, eat hot soup, and play in the snow.
This adventure focuses on learning how to build 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
Other skills might include:
-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.
Saturday, January 28th from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Roosevelt National Forrest west of Evergreen, Co. The GPS coordinates for the parking area are: 39.67413,-105.5505
· 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 saw or wood saw
· Snow shoes (optional)
· Gators (optional)
Directions to the igloo:
Take I-70 W toward Grand Jct
Take exit 252 for CO-74 toward Evergreen Pkwy
Turn right onto Squaw Pass Rd
Destination will be on the right