Mountain & Winter Environments 101

Last updated on
Monday, August 12th, 2019
Program Description

Master the basics of Snowshoeing while learning about the mountain environment. Guides integrate fun facts & games about local wilderness, how snow is made, snow safety & preparedness, global warming and even how to read the weather patterns while your students enjoy a little workout amidst the snowy atmosphere!

Big Ideas
  • New experiences, both within and outside of school, expand our career skill set and options.
  • Safe environments depend on everyone following safety rules.
  • Skills can be developed through play.
  • Daily and seasonal changes affect all living things.
  • Living things have life cycles adapted to their environment.
  • Water is essential to all living things, and it cycles through the environment.
  • Wind, water, and ice change the shape of the land.
  • Earth and its climate have changed over geological time.
  • Daily physical activity helps us develop movement skills and physical literacy, and is an important part of healthy living.
  • Healthy communities recognize and respect the diversity of individuals and care for the local environment.
  • Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Months Available: 
    Duration: 
    Half Day minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $25.00
    Cost Per Adult: 
    $0.00
    Fee Notes: 

    Sasquatch provides one complimentary package for a (one) chaperone for every 10 students booked. Base treks along our cross country trails are 2 hours for $25 and Alpine treks are 3 hours in length taking participants up the chairlift to explore the backcountry terrain for only $39. Including rentals. 

    All packages are inclusive of guides, lift or trail tickets, snowshoe rentals and applicable taxes.

    Additional Notes

    2 Hour treks departing every hour on the hour from 9:00am - 1:00pm based on availability. Minimum 15 people required for group rates, and can accommodate upwards to 100 people per session.

    Add on an afternoon of tubing for only $20 more!