Ski Trip to Jay Peak

1.0 Overview

This outing will consist of a one-day downhill skiing and snowboarding trip to Jay Peak Resort in northern Vermont on Saturday, 5 January 2002.

2.0 Concept

2.1 Description

Participants will meet in the Maynard Street parking lot on Saturday morning, drive to Jay Peak, ski or snowboard for the day and return home. Participants who have not already earned Snow Sports Merit Badge will be able to complete the on-snow requirements for the merit badge during this outing.

2.2 Schedule of Events

  • 0600 - Meet at Old Hospital Parking Lot on Maynard Street. Depart as soon as all are ready.
  • 0830 - Approximate arrival time. Purchase lift tickets, rent gear if necessary and start skiing and riding.
  • 1600 - Stop skiing when the lifts close. Pack up and head for home.
  • 1700 - Stop for Big Mac Attack
  • 1900 - Arrive in Hanover

    2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty

    As of Thursday January 3rd, Jay Peak has base depths of 24-40 inches. Weather forecast for Saturday is for partly sunny sky and a high temperature of 22 degrees F. Full report is available on the Jay Peak web site.

    2.4 Special Requirements

    This outing is open to skiers and boarders of all abilities.

    3.0 Administration and Logistics

    3.1 Announcement Date: 2 Jan 02

    3.2 Roster Closing Date: 1800 4 Jan 02

    3.3 Costs

    Full price adult lift tickets are $52.00. Tickets for "Juniors" age 17 and under are $38.00. We may be able to obtain some discount tickets but are not sure as of the time this plan is written.

    3.4 Equipment

    3.4.1 Individual Equipment

  • Skiing and snow boarding equipment and appropriate warm clothing.
  • Class A Uniform should be worn for travel.

    3.4.2 Patrol Equipment


    3.4.3 Troop Equipment

    First Aid Kit

    3.5 Transportation Plan

  • Drop-off Point: Old Hospital Parking Lot
  • Drop-off Time: 0600 5 Jan 02
  • Pickup Point: Scouts will be transported to their homes.
  • Pickup Time: 1900 5 Jan 02

    4.0 Leadership

    4.1 Planning Committee

    Chris and Michael

    4.2 Adult Leaders

  • SMIC: Mr. Hoge
  • Mr. Malone, Snow Sports MB Counselor
  • Mr. Scavone

    Approved 2 Jan 02 - GCH

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