Sat, Jan 25 | Meeting Point - Tall Pines Market

Annual Snow Outing

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Annual Snow Outing

Time & Location

Jan 25, 2020, 8:00 AM – Jan 26, 2020, 12:00 PM
Meeting Point - Tall Pines Market, 1101 Christopher Creek Loop, Payson, AZ 85541, USA

About the Event

DEPART: Meet at the church SATURDAY morning at 8:00 AM, depart by 8:30 AM. 

CARPOOL: We will need to carpool as many people as possible. 4 wheel drive cars/trucks are needed. 

MEETING PLACE: Tall Pines Market in Christopher Creek. Google driving directions to Tall Pines Market: Driving Directions Link

We will meet here and all depart together to find a spot. Goal is See Canyon, but location is dependent on where there is snow. See Canyon (more on the location here: See Canyon Trail Info). 

RETURN: As soon as we can Sunday (probably 11 AM-12:00 PM) 

WEATHER: As of 1/6/2020 the weather is estimated to be High 43 / Low 17 (Just a little Chilly) 

WHAT TO BRING: 

1) Clothing: Bring plenty of layers of clothing to play in, plenty of dry layers of clothing to sleep in. A dry change of socks a MUST. Snow or waterproof boots are best, hiking shoes second best, regular tennis shoes….you will freeze. If tennis shoes are the only option, a second dry pair for AFTER playing in the snow is required. 

2) Gear: Standard base camp (car camping) equipment. 

3) Bedding: All scouts must have some insulation between them and the tent floor. Thermarest style sleeping pads are good. A few layers of thick blanket will do in a pinch. If you bring blankets, please try to pack them as compactly as possible so everybody’s gear will fit. Please mark all items with your last name. 

4) Day Pack: The standard Camelbak style day pack. Must have 2 Nalgenes of water, survival kit and sack lunch in the day pack. 

5) Sack Lunch (to be put in day pack – see above) 

6) Cold Weather Checklist

FOOD: Hot dinner will be cooked in camp Saturday night for everyone (Menu TBD). Everyone needs to bring a sack lunch, snacks and money for Sunday morning breakfast (money only needed if planning to stop to eat) 

SNOW ACTIVITIES / ITEMS NEEDED: Shovel, Small Sleds, and other Snow Related Items that you want to use. 

FIREWOOD: We have 3 bins of wood and a Bag. If you have extra feel free to bring it as the wood onsite will be wet. 

ADULT ASSISTANCE: We need a few adults to load the Troop Kitchen gear in their truck. Contact Yatzana Cruz / Neovanni Delacruz (786) 356-1726 to coordinate pick-up from Troop Trailer 

1) 1 Burner Stove 

2) Propane Tanks x 1 

3) Canopy 

4) 3 Plastic Bins of Wood 

5) 1-2 Plastic Bin with Plates, Cups, Utensils, Napkins

6) Cast Iron Pots (qty TBD) 

7) Two 6 foot Tables (these are compact and fold in half) 

8) Charcoal Bucket 

9) Wood Plastic Bins x 3 

10) Additional Items TBD 

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