Sunrise Ski Trip is Almost Here!

Hello Troop 648

The Sunrise Ski Trip is almost here and it should be a great one! Sunrise has excellent snow coverage and we should have clear, blue skies and mild temps (low-mid 40s during the day, 20s at night). We want to confirm attendance and provide some last minute packing ideas.

Here is the latest info we have for attendees:

Scouts (13 total):

  • Kevin
  • Michael M (rental/ski)
  • Cameron (lesson, rental/ski)
  • Cullen (rental/ski)
  • Reese (lesson, rental/ski)
  • James
  • Marshall
  • Zach R (lesson, rental/ski)
  • Aidan (rental/snowboard)
  • Harry
  • Alex DeA
  • Alex Dem (lesson, rental/ski)
  • Jack P

Adults (8):

  • Bruce (driving, 7 total)
  • Rick (driving, trailer, 4 total)
  • James C (driving, 5 total)
  • Jim H. (driving, 5 total)
  • Dave B (driving, 2 total)
  • Jacob B
  • Michael H
  • Doug (rental)

If I have inadvertently left someone off the list, please let me know ASAP. If you are renting (from Alpine) and I don’t have that listed, please let me know.

Some additional last minute items to pack:

  • Most important – HELMET! This is a BSA requirement. These can be rented from Alpine, but NOT in Sunrise. They don’t rent helmets anymore.
  • Ski/snowboard personal gear: layers to include long underwear, shirt or turtleneck, jacket or fleece like jacket and wind breaker of some sort, gloves, hat, google or sunglasses, warm socks, ski pants or something that will stay dry.
  • Sunscreen!!! We will have clear skies, high elevation and the sun is brutal when reflecting off the snow.
  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, pillow and a bath towel. We won’t be using any linens.
  • We will be traveling in Class As. After that, the Scouts can pack whatever is comfortable. We are skiing just on Saturday, so Fri night in the cabin, Sat night in the cabin should be sweats, PJs, whatever is comfortable.
  • Medicine should be checked in on Friday in the parking lot.
  • We will be meeting between 4:30-4:45pm on Friday, with departure at 5:00pm. If you can’t make it by 5pm, please let me know.
  • If anyone has an electric griddle, please let me know. We may want to borrow it.
  • We are still adding up the total costs for the trip. Different adults are buying food, etc. Unlike most trips, it will probably be next week when we have final accounting as well as what we end up with for lift ticket costs, lessons etc. Therefore, we will collect $s or have $s transferred from Scout accounts next week.
  • Please remember your Permission Slip, which can be found on the website under Documents.
  • Cash for your Scout for Friday night dinner on the road <$10 is usually sufficient as we stop for fast food.
  • Meals will include: Sat. breakfast oatmeal, muffin, juice, milk, fruit; Sat, lunch is Parizek-a-Palooza Lunch and Gab Fest burgers, brats; Sat. dinner is Beyer’s World Famous Award Winning Omaha Chili (!), Sunday is our fly away Vegas Buffet with eggs, pancakes, bacon, and more (sadly, no Keno).

See you tomorrow!

Scoutmaster T648