Snow Camping Awareness

Course Director:

Keith Gale

Indoor:                 February 2 and 9, 2022  at the GGAC Service Center Conference room, Pleasanton
Outdoor:              March 12 – 13, 2022 Silver Lake, Carson Pass – weather permitting.

This course covers the skills and knowledge for planning and leading a safe and enjoyable snow camping trip. If you have never hiked or camped in the snow then this is the course for you. Some of the items that will be discussed are planning, transportation, weather, clothing, food, shelter and medical issues. The course consists of two sessions. The indoor session is held at the GGAC office in Pleasanton and the outdoor session at Carson Pass (Elevation 8650 ft). The outdoor session is practical experience and includes traveling with your gear over the snow. 

For more information, email Keith Gale