Authorized newspaper of Joint Base Lewis-McChord   ·
print story Print email this story to a friend E-Mail AIM

tool name

close
tool goes here

Weekend Calendar

Published: 11:11AM February 28th, 2013

Skiing, boarding trip to Mission Ridge

March 2: $50. Travel across the mountains to central Washington for a day of skiing at the beautiful Mission Ridge Ski Resort. Gear is provided; go to the NAC to be fitted. Transportation only: $30.

A family crabbing trip to Westport

March 2: $35. Join us for a day of fun at Westport. Learn to catch, identify and cook crabs. Gear and bait included. You’ll need to purchase your fishing license. Popular family trip; reasonable accommodations made for special needs.

Family snowtubing day trip scheduled

March 3: $35. Looking for a way to get the entire family out in the snow having fun together? Look no further than snowtubing. Travel to one of Washington’s greatest tubing hills for a great day in the snow. Dress warmly, and get ready to go for a wild ride.

(Ages 6–12: $25; ages 0–5: $5). Popular family trip; reasonable accommodations made for special needs.

See the Cascades from a snowmobile

March 3: $160: For those seeking the most fun-filled winter experience out there, check out this snowmobiling trip through the Cascade Mountains. You’ll have a day of fun and snow-covered action. Snowmobile, helmet, boots, gloves and snowsuit are provided. Dress in layers. Minimum age to drive: 16 (Adult passenger: $125; passenger 15 and younger: $75). Popular family trip; reasonable accommodations made for special needs.

Ski, board at Crystal during Military day

March 8: $40. Don’t miss the chance to ski or ride Crystal for half-price. Transportation and gear are provided (go to the NAC to be fitted for gear). Lift tickets aren’t included but should be purchased at the mountain. Transportation only: $25.

See the Olympics on snowshoes

March 9: $60. Discover the beauty of the Olympic Mountain Range from snowshoeing trails that offer something for everyone. Gear and instruction are provided for the trip. Minimum age: 12.

Winter survival camping trip

March 9-10: $75. Head to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park for an overnight trip to learn survival basics, backcountry cooking and leave-no-trace camping. There is a mandatory pre-trip class March 6, 5 to 6 p.m. Fee includes winter camping class, group gear (not sleeping bag), park entrance and two camp meals. Minimum age: 18.

Learn to ride an atv during skills course

March 10: $30. Ride on an all-terrain vehicle for the first time or work on your riding skills. ATV Safety Institute-certified instructors guide you. We’ll ride rain or shine. Trip fee includes ATV, helmet and goggles. ASI ATV RiderCourse Certification will be awarded at completion. Minimum age: 16.