Snowshoe in the Hope Valley area

  • February 22, 2014 · 9:00 AM
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This is a Sierra Club snowshoe trip for people with some experience on snowshoes.  The outing will be 5-6 miles (depending upon conditions) and will have an elevation gain of around 1,000 feet.  We will meet at 9:00 a.m. near the Starbuck's off the Mt. Rose Hwy.  Bring plenty of water, lunch, and clothing for conditions.  Ride-sharing is encouraged, but not expected.  The cost for the snow park permit is $5 and can be shared by people ride-sharing, along with gas.  There is an optional side-trip afterward to Grover's Hot Springs.  Folks wanting to do this will ride-share together or travel independently.  The cost for Grover's is $7.  You will need a swim suit and towel.  A dollar donation is encouraged to help cover costs for the First Aid training that is a prerequisite for all Sierra Club Outings Leaders.  Trip limit will be 12, as we already have 5 signed up from the Sierra Club website:   toiyabe.sierraclub.org/gbgroup.   Waiver to be signed at meeting site.

Please be sure to sign off trip if your plans change, so someone else can have your spot.  Thanks.

Leaders:  Holly and Jim

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  • Helena C.

    Kathy and Maria, We are going to be parking at a snow park near the intersection of Hwy. 88 and 89. Take Hwy 88 from the Y at Minden and I 395 heading south. It turns west to head up the canyon. At the top of the canyon is Hope Valley. We will be there around 10:15ish.

    February 21, 2014

  • Kathy C.

    Where in Hope Valley? I live in Gardnerville so would love to meet if possible.

    February 21, 2014

  • Maria

    Where will you hike in Hope Valley?

    February 20, 2014

  • Helena C.

    Hope Valley is an hour south of Reno off Hwy. 88. We are meeting at 9:00 and will leave by 9:15 at the latest.

    February 20, 2014

  • Michele D.

    Are we meeting at Starbucks at 8:00 or 9:00 a.m.?

    February 20, 2014

  • Kat

    Where is hope valley? How far is the trip?

    February 20, 2014

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