Ski Trip to Okemo Mountain

1.0 Overview

This outing will consist of a half-day downhill skiing and snowboarding trip to the Okemo Ski Resort in central Vermont on Sunday 11 January 2004.

2.0 Concept

2.1 Description

Participants will meet in the Maynard Street parking lot on Sunday morning, drive to Okemo, ski or snowboard for the afternoon and then return home. Participants who have not 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

  • 1030 - Meet at Old Hospital Parking Lot on Maynard Street. Depart as soon as everyone who is expected is accounted for.
  • 1130 - Approximate arrival time. Purchase lift tickets, rent gear if necessary, maybe have a bite to eat.
  • 1230 - Start skiing.
  • 1600 - Stop skiing with the lifts close. Pack up and head for home.
  • 1730 - Approximate arrival time in Hanover.

    2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty

    Here are the latest ski conditions at Okemo.

    We are currently enjoying the frosty benefits of an Arctic air mass! IT WILL BE COLD! Be prepared to ski with no exposed flesh!

    2.4 Special Requirements

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

    3.0 Administration and Logistics

    3.1 Announcement Date: 7 January 2004

    3.2 Roster Closing Date: 11 January 2004

    3.3 Costs

    NH resident lift tickets are $21.00. Equipment rental if needed is $12.50. Like most ski areas, Okemo's food is expensive - stuff a few granola bars in your pocket.

    3.4 Equipment

    3.4.1 Individual Equipment

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

    3.4.2 Patrol Equipment

    None required.

    3.4.3 Troop Equipment

    None required.

    3.5 Food Plan

    Bring or buy a snack.

    3.6 Medical and Permission Forms

    Not required.

    3.7 Transportation Plan

    Drop-off Point: Old Hospital Parking Lot, Maynard St.
    Drop-off Time: 1030 11 Feb 04
    Pickup Point: Scouts will be transported to their homes.
    Pickup Time: Between 1730 and 1800.

    4.0 Leadership

    4.1 Planning Committee


    4.2 Adult Leaders

  • SMIC: Mr. Hoge
  • Mr. Simpson

    Approved 8 Jan 04 GCH

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