Snowshoe/ XC Ski and Snow Camp at Cabramurra, Grade 3, 2.5km to 15 km

From August 24, 2019 11:00 am until August 26, 2019 5:00 pm

cabramurra trails

 

Meet 11am Saturday at Cabramurra Bistro, Talara Street, Cabramurra, NSW 

This will be snow camping near the Nordic Shelter. 1 or 2 nights.

After arriving Saturday at the shelter we will go exploring the trails. Saturday night will be dinner at the bistro.

Sunday once again will be exploring the many trails in the area. We can decide depending on the group.

Monday we will pack up and head home after lunch.

Terrain varies between flat to undulating, but not steep. It is easy gong if you're on snow shoes or XC skis.

Snow chains must be carried for 2WD.

GRADE 3

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Track may have short steep hill sections, a rough surface and many steps.

What To Bring

Day Walking / XC Skiing / Snowshoeing in the Alps

    Activities in the Alps require additional safety equipment due to the fact that weather can change really quickly from benign to dangerous
  • Current Medical Information Form FOUND ON THE WEBSITE HERE
  • Water - 2 litres recommended - exercise in the Alps uses prodigious amounts of fluid
  • Sunscreen
  • Gloves and hat
  • Sufficient food bearing in mind the distance and duration of the event (snacks for morning and afternoon tea and lunch)
  • Suitable clothing and footwear - note denim pants are uncomfortable
  • Wet weather waterproofs, jacket and pants
  • Thermal top and bottoms
  • Walking poles
  • Gaiters
  • Basic first aid kit including your specific medication eg asthma applicator
  • Torch or headlamp for contingencies
  • Whistle
  • Toilet paper, trowel and sanitiser
  • A set of dry clothing in a separate bag to be left in the car to change into if you get wet

Overnight Event Packing list

Current Medical Information Form FOUND ON THE WEBSITE HERE

  • Bedding 
  • Tent (sharing sections of the tent is an option)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Bag Liner
  • Mattress
  • Pillow 
  • Bed Clothing
  • Thermals - top and bottom
  • Second layer - top and bottom
  • Warm Gloves beanie and dry socks
  • Keep clothing in a water tight bag - zip lock - dry bags etc.. 
  • Wet Weather / Cold
  • Rain jacket
  • Down jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Warm Gloves and Water Proof Over Glove plus a Benie or suitable walk hat.
  • Essentials
  • Tooth Brush and paste
  • Any medication ( please inform leader if necessary Allergies etc)
  • Personal first aid 
  • Water to drink and prepare meal ( some locations and walks have water on site or en route )
  • Leader should inform the group re water supply
  • Tablets for water ( be safe rather than get a bug ) ( water purification tablets )
  • Toilet paper and trowl to dig appropiate hole.
  • Food
  • Dehydrated food for weight considerations
  • 3 Meals , plus snacks.  per day.  
  • Stove (another item that can be shared) 
  • Plate and cuttlery 
  • Cup for warm drink  your choice
  • SNOW CAMPING
  • 4 Season Tent Preferred
  • Sleeping Bag ?  -  Check Temparture rating
  • Space Blanket
  • Balacava (optional)
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Trekking poles with snow baskets
  • Snow shovel (optional)

 

 


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