Vernon Outdoors club is delighted to announce that our snowshoe program will start on December 8th. Please check the calendar for details.
Calendar Printing Help
Calendars can be printed in two different layouts, Month or Agenda, which are found at top right corner of the calendar.
The 'Month' view will print each month individually. The 'Agenda' view will print a simple list of events. Clicking the "Look for more" link will extend the list of events to a future date.
Heading out into the woods in winter requires preparation by all involved. Please ensure you have appropriate clothing and equipment to safely enjoy each outing. Below is a list of recommended items for you to bring:
Snowshoes and poles
Camera and phone in side thermos protected pocket
Layered clothing with waterproof shell
Gaiters for lower leg if not in waterproof lower gear.
Warm hat to cover ears
Fluid in a thermos
Spare wool gloves and socks set inside 2 plastic bags
Finger snacks ( we have a leave no garbage policy )
Paper and pencil
Waterproof Seating pad or snow stool to sit on, maybe your day pack in a plastic cover
Handkerchief and toilet paper in waterproof bag.
YOUR NAME phone and ADDRESS and details of a next of kin who know your medical needs on a card inside your left jacket pocket with car keys
MONEY - gratuity for driver as a gas contribution (usually $5)
& for possible after activity snack stop
GPS or compass
Small flashlight with spare batteries
Camp pen knife
For full day snowshoe outings a light lunch including fluids to eat trail side