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Ski Touring and Nordic Skiing - Advanced II


Over 2500 ft. elevation gain.

Backcountry Telemark

Join us for a day of yo-yo skiing at one of the powder pockets north of Idaho City (Pilots, Freeman or Sunset Peak). Telemark, Randonee, or Alpine Touring gear are appropriate. Transceiver, probe pole, shovel, climbing skins and strong intermediate ski skills are required. No dogs, please.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/09/2010 (All day)
Event Contact: 

Call Carl or Judi at 859-2503 to sign up.

Imogene Lake, Sawtooth Wilderness

The winter wonderland trip to Imogene Lake is one of our favorite 3-day ski tours. On Saturday, we will ski 5 or 6 fairly flat miles to Hell Roaring Lake (with only the first mile on a snowmobile trail) and camp. On Sunday we will day tour to Imogene Lake and beyond, depending on the strength of the party. There is a stiff 800-ft climb up the winter trail from Hell Roaring Lake before the terrain eases. We ski out and return to Boise on Monday (President’s Day). Back country touring skis are most appropriate for this trip. Rondenee or telemark gear is fine albeit heavier. Transponders, probes, shovels, climbing skins, and winter camping gear are required. Participants must have strong intermediate skiing skills and the ability to ski with a full pack. Winter camping experience is preferred. No sleds. No dogs.

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/14/2009 (All day) - Sun, 02/15/2009 (All day)
Event Contact: 

Call Carl or Judi at 331-9774 to sign up.

Peak 9,220 Backcountry Skiing

Ski peak 9,220 near Copper Mountain from Stanley Basin. Strong intermediate backcountry skiing skills required. Moderate pace. Difficult terrain. Backcountry or light telemark gear, skins and transceivers required. 10.5 miles/2,400’ elevation gain. Limit 6, no dogs. 100 miles from Boise.

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/04/2007 (All day)
Event Contact: 

Carl Hamke and Judi Steciak, 331-9774 for details and to register.

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