21 Dec Tumalo Mountain Overnighter
Membership is required. Go to http://www.orcm.org/membership.html to join.
Outing Coordinators: Mike Caccavano, Bruce Lakin
Date: January 10-11, 2015
Logistics: Meet at Mt Bachelor park and ride lot on Simpson Ave at 7:30 am. From there we will carpool up to Dutchman Flat Sno-Park or Mt. Bachelor Sunrise parking lot. We will depart Dutchman Flat Sno Park at 8:30 am and head up the south side of Tumalo. Camp will be on the ridge on the west side of the bowl.
Elevation Gain: Approx. 1400′,1.5 miles
Outing Description: Overnight trip to practice snow camping, backcountry skiing and snowshoe skills, test gear, and have fun in the snow. We’ll also practice avalanche skills.
Equipment and Clothing: Winter camping gear including a winter sleeping bag, a good pad, 4-season tent (we’ll share), warm clothes, stove, food, ten essentials (a reommended gear list will be provided to attendees). Bring shovel, probe and avalanche beacon if you plan to ski and practice avalanche skills.
Skills, Experience and Fitness Level: The trip in is fairly short and moderately steep. There are several options for skiing.
Participation and RSVP Requirements: This trip is limited to 16. Sign up at Meetup.com, email or call Mike Caccavano, firstname.lastname@example.org 503 338-8244