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Weekend Calendar

Published: 11:11AM January 31st, 2013

Snowshoe outing on 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.

Cross-country Skiing on 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.

Ski, board at Crystal Mountain for half-price

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

Horseback riding near Mount 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.

Winter survival camping at Reflection Lake

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.

Ski, board trip to 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 $30).