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Out & About, Jan. 25

Published: 10:51AM January 24th, 2013

Snowtubing

Jan. 26: $35. Bundle up and get ready to go for a wild ride! Travel to one of Washington’s greatest tubing hills for a fun-filled day in the snow. A blast for all ages; bring the family. Snow tubes provided. (Ages 6–12: $25; ages 5 and younger: $5) Reasonable accommodations for special needs.

Ski/board White Pass

Jan. 26: $50. Travel to White Pass for a great time on the slopes. The pass is hosting the “Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Jamboree,” so you’ll have the added option of taking to the trails to cross-country ski or snowshoe. Gear will be available for rent at the pass. Lift tickets can be purchased at JBLMmwr.com. (Transportation only: $30. Lessons Package includes lift ticket and lesson for $100).

Snowshoe Paradise

Jan. 27: Explore Mount Rainier’s Glacier Vista with a snowshoe trip to Paradise. Difficulty: moderate to difficult; distance: 3 miles; time: 3 hours. Minimum age: 12.

Aquarium, Pike Place

Jan. 27: $35. Go to the Seattle Aquarium and Pike Place Market for a great day sight-seeing. The aquarium is filled with local exhibits, a visiting harbor seal and many amazing things to see and touch — a favorite of kids of all ages. Pike Place Market has an assortment of unique food to try and shops to check out. Fee includes admission to the aquarium. (Ages 4–12: $25; ages 3 and younger: $5). Popular family trip; reasonable accommodations for special needs.

Snowtubing

Feb. 1: $35. Bundle up and get ready to go for a wild ride! Travel to one of Washington’s greatest tubing hills for a fun-filled day in the snow. Tubing’s a blast for all ages, so bring the entire family. (The kids don’t have school. What a great way to spend the day!). Snow tubes provided (Ages 6–12: $25; ages 5 and younger: $5) Popular family trip; reasonable accommodations for special needs.

Ski/board Summit

Feb. 2: $45. Head to the snow with us! Spend the day at the Summit at Snoqualmie. Transportation only is $25.

Snowmobile Cascades

Feb. 2: $160. For those seeking a fun-filled winter experience, give snowmobiling a try! The trip will bring you fun, action, beauty and excitement as you zip through the snow of the Cascade Mountains. Not only are snowmobiles provided, but helmet, boots, gloves and snowsuit are as well. Be sure to dress in layers. Adult passengers: $90; passengers 15 and younger: $60. Minimum age to drive: 16. Popular family trip; reasonable accommodations for special needs.

Shoe Hurricane Ridge

Feb. 3: $60. Discover the beauty of the Olympic Mountain Range with a snowshoe trip. Join us and hit the trails that offer something for everybody. Minimum age: 12.

Ski Keechelus Lake

Feb. 3: $40. Spend a day in the snow-filled Cascades skiing along Keechelus Lake! Head toward Snoqualmie Pass. Difficulty: easy; distance: 5 miles; time: 3 hours. Minimum age: 12.

Half-price at Crystal

Feb. 7: $45. Don’t miss the chance to ski or ride Crystal for half-price! Military Appreciation Day, and we’re providing your ride to the mountain and gear, if needed. Lift tickets should be purchased at the mountain. Transportation only is $25.

Winter survival camping

Feb. 9-10: $75. Join the Outdoor Recreation Program and head up to Reflection Lake in Mount Rainier National Park. This overnight trip will teach participants the basics of trip preparation, winter travel, shelter construction and winter survival basics, backcountry cooking and leave-no-trace camping. A mandatory pre-trip class will be held at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North Feb. 6, 5 to 6 p.m. The trip fee includes winter camping class, group gear (not including sleeping bags), entrance into Mount Rainier National Park and two camp meals. Participants are responsible for lunch on the first day. Minimum age: 18.

Ride near Rainier

Feb. 9: $80. Head to Elbe, a town in the outskirts of Mount Rainier National Park, for a two-hour guided afternoon horseback ride. No experience is necessary. Bring the entire family along for a great day. Minimum age: 7. Popular family trip.

Ski/board Mission Ridge

Feb. 10: $50. Tired of rain? Travel across the mountains to central Washington to ski at the beautiful Mission Ridge Ski Resort. Hit the slopes. (Transportation only is $30).

Snowtubing

Feb. 10: $35. Bundle up and get ready to go for a wild ride! Travel to one of Washington’s greatest tubing hills for a fun-filled day in the snow. Tubing’s a blast for all ages, so bring the entire family. (Ages 6–12: $25; ages 5 and younger: $5). Popular family trip; reasonable accommodations for special needs.