Snowshoeing, Mt. Charleston, NV

When

Jan. 27, 2019, 9am to 3pm

Office/Remote Location

Please meet us outside of the UNLV Outdoor Adventures office located in the SRWC.

Description

-Daytime Snowshoe Hike at Mt. Charleston-

3 miles roundtrip - Difficulty Level: Moderate

Learn to snowshoe on Mt. Charleston! Our experienced Trip Leaders will guide you through the sparkling white snow and rustling green pines. We'll go where the snow is, so it'll be a surprise where we are hiking!

-Lunch, snacks, round trip transportation, and gear are included in the price of this trip-

Schedule:

  • 9:00 a.m.: Please meet us in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center in front of the Outdoor Adventure office in the lobby, ready for departure.
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Vans depart. Ride approximately 1 hour to the trailhead.
  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Get fitted with snowshoes and learn snowshoeing basics.
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Hike until we find a nice place for lunch.
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Make a hot lunch.
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Hike back to the van.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.*: Drive back to UNLV.

Please wear:

  • Shoes that you can hike in, tennis shoes are fine.
  • Clothes that you can move comfortably in and that will keep you warm.
  • Temperatures on Mt.Charleston during the winter get chilly.

Please bring:

  • At least 2 liters of water. Make sure these bottles are full before you leave campus.
  • A small backpack to carry your water and food in.

Any questions about this trip or trip preparation should be directed to: Hannah Doss hannah.doss@unlv.edu 702-774-7125

*Times of arrival back onto campus are estimated and due to change without notice

Admission Information

Registration Due by 5:00 p.m. on January 22, 2019. 

Registration fee:

  • $44 for Students and Members
  • $54 for Non-members

Registration includes the completion of the Health History form and the Trip Waiver. Both of these documents require a printed signature.

Contact Information

UNLV Outdoor Adventures
Hannah Doss

External Sponsor

UNLV Outdoor Adventures