High Adventure

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We belong to the Santa Clara Girl Scout Council

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Photos
Sitting in the snow
Snow!
Sitting in the snow
Snow!
Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing beside a groomed track
Snowshoeing beside a groomed track
Snowshoeing beside a groomed track
Snowshoeing beside a groomed track
Snowshoeing beside a groomed track
Snowshoeing beside a groomed track
Winter wonderland
Winter wonderland
Winter wonderland
Winter wonderland
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
One of our guides
One of our guides
Resting while learning about building shelter
Resting while learning about building shelter
Starting to build a snow cave.  Dig straight down first.
Starting to build a snow cave. Dig straight down on the side of a hill first..
Have someone else remove the snow from the pile you made while digging.
Have someone else remove the snow from the pile you made while digging.
Trade off often.  Digging is hard work.
Trade off often. Digging is hard work.
Let that snow fly!
Let that snow fly!
Keep digging straight down so you have a place to stand when you dig into the hill.
Keep digging straight down so you have a place to stand when you dig into the hill.
Start to dig straight into the hill.
Start to dig straight into the hill.
Dig a space that is wide enough for your body and the shovel.
Dig a space that is wide enough for your body and the shovel.
If someone else removes the snow you are carving out, the process goes faster.
If someone else removes the snow you are carving out, the process goes faster.
You get very wet digging our the cave, so only build a cave if you're going to use it for more than one night.
You get very wet digging our the cave, so only build a cave if you're going to use it for more than one night.
We started a second cave on a different section of hill.
We started a second cave on a different section of hill.
It's fun to build snow caves.
It's fun to build snow caves.
Everyone had a chance to dig inside the cave.
Everyone had a chance to dig inside the cave.
Taking snow out of the cave.
Taking snow out of the cave.
We didn't finish it, but it went pretty far.  To finish it we needed to dig up more, then straight again.  The 'up' part makes sure that your body heat gets trapped inside the cave instead of rising to the outside world.
We didn't finish it, but it went pretty far. To finish it we needed to dig up more, then straight again. The 'up' part makes sure that your body heat gets trapped inside the cave instead of rising to the outside world.
Removing another shovel full.
Removing another shovel full.
Everyone got a chance to be inside.
Everyone got a chance to be inside.
On the way home, everyone had a chance to be the first to snowshoe over fresh snow.
On the way home, everyone had a chance to be the first to snowshoe over fresh snow.
Going sledding after building caves.
Going sledding after building caves.