Ugly Sweater Hike – Welch & Dickey Loop
Time & Location
About the event
Sport your worst Holiday sweater as we hike the Welch and Dickey Loop & help support Toys For Tots! Please bring an unwrapped toy of $15 value or greater. The loop hike will be a total of 4.4 miles. Meeting place: Welch & Dickey trailhead 15 minutes before start. What to bring: 1.Clothing appropriate for outdoor travel (non- cotton) Synthetic or wool materials are ideal for cold/ wet environments. 2. Waterproof/wind proof top and pants 3.Two insulating layers ( synthetic or wool - non- cotton) 4. Extra socks (non- cotton) 5. Winter hiking boots & gaiters 6. Warm hat and gloves/ mittens 7. Hand warmer packets ( hot hands) 8. Backpack 9. Trekking poles & snowshoes 10. Water 2-3 liters (insulated container helps prevent freezing) 11. Snacks ( lightweight & high energy foods) 12. Personal items (cell phone, camera, medications, etc) 13. A smile & positive attitude! Before hiking we will review required equipment, safety protocols, and route for the hike. LEVEL 2: Moderate. Walking surface typically on gravel or groomed surfaces with occasional obstacles. May be rough, steep, and involve un-bridged stream crossings.