X-C Skiing at Green Woodlands -- 06 Feb 05

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1.0 Overview

This is a fun outing to go cross-country skiing on groomed trails in the beautiful Green Woodlands around Cummins Pond.

2.0 Concept

2.1 Description

We will meet at the Community Center on Sunday at 11 am and drive from there to Green Woodlands. Since Green Woodlands requests that groups be no larger than eight, we will divide into two group by ability and ambition. The more ambitious group will ski out to the North Warming Hut, while the more relaxed group will ski the pond circuit.

2.2 Schedule of Events

Sunday 6 Feb
1100 -- Meet at the Community Center
1115 -- Depart for Dorchester
1200 -- Arrive Green Woodlands, divide into groups. Start out on planned routes; lunch on the trail.
1600 -- Reconvene at the trailhead. Return to cars.
1700 -- Arrive Hanover.

2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty

The trails at Green Woodlands are easy to moderate and suitable for skiers of all levels of skill. The trails are groomed for both skate and classical style skiing. Snow conditions, are expected to be fairly minimal, and the weather is forecast to be quite warm and sunny, but check the weather before departing and Be Prepared.

2.4 Special Requirements

Open to all scouts, scouters, and parents. There are no skill prerequisites for this outing.

3.0 Administration and Logistics

3.1 Announcement Date: 12 Jan 05

3.2 Roster Closing Date: 6 Feb 05

3.3 Costs


3.4 Equipment

3.4.1 Individual Equipment

  • Skis, boots, poles.
  • Water and lunch.
  • Basic winter day hike survival equipment.

    3.4.2 Patrol Equipment


    3.4.3 Troop Equipment

  • First Aid Kit

    3.5 Transportation Plan

    Drop-off Point: Community Center
    Drop-off Time: 1100 Sun 06 Feb
    Pickup Point: Community Center
    Pickup Time: Approx 1600 Same Day

    4.0 Leadership

    4.1 Planning Committee

  • Nick

    4.2 Adult Leaders

  • SMIC: Mr. Smith
  • Mr. Gick
  • Mr. Simpson
  • Mr. Young

    Approved TPS 2 Feb 05

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