This trip will explore a scenic area near Snoqualmie Pass and will give an introduction to snowshoeing. The students will learn how to make adjustments to their shoes as well as the basic techniques of snowshoeing. They will also learn some basic avalanche awareness. Snowshoes will be provided.
This trip will explore an area near Steven's Pass. We will be cross country skiing and carrying packs so we will not be traveling long distances (2 miles at most per day). There will be plenty of time to ski into the campsite and set up camp.
This is a wintertime adventure in the Cascades complete with snowshoes, snow caves, and hopefully some wildlife encounters. As an introduction to winter camping, we will stay warm with lots of hot chocolate and do some animal tracking to learn about local wildlife behavior.
Spend the day with Kent Renno, learning about the goals and expectations of the Outdoor Program and what your kids will experience on an outdoor trip. This trip will explore a scenic area near Snoqualmie Pass and will give an introduction to snowshoeing.
Are your wilderness medicine protocols on the tip of your tongue or in the bottom of your pack? Join the leader in wilderness medicine for a two-day scenario-based course to review and practice evacuation and decision making guidelines.
This is a chance for Overlake's brave to head up to Snoqualmie Pass, hike a short distance to a snow field and play ultimate frisbee in the snow. It has been rumored that a BBQ grill is hiked in on a sled for some post ultimate cooking!!
Destination: Snoqualmie Pass area
There is no better way to spend Earth Day than to be helping to improve the environment and our ability to get out and enjoy it. We will be working on a local hiking trail. We will be linking up with a local organization (Mountains to Sound Greenway). More information will be posted soon.
Ever wonder what it takes to climb a mountain like Mt. Rainier? This trip will introduce you to the skills and techniques it takes to climb on steep snow and on glaciers. We will spend time learning how to use an ice axe and how to self arrest.
We are going to head out for a hike on a trail in the Cascades with a beautiful lake or a mountain viewpoint as our goal. Exact trail will be determined later, but probably near Snoqualmie Pass. (due to weather, trail conditions, etc)
This is a trip for those adventurous enough to head out into the unknown.........
An Overlake Outdoor Program Dark Day!!!!!
Be ready for anything!!! Pack for snow, rain, water, hot, cold, and alien attacks.