Skiing and Snowboarding 2018

Date: January 27th

Trip Description: A day trip to southern Indiana for some great winter skiing and snowboarding

  • Location: Perfect North, IN
  • Cost: $60 w/o rental, $85 w/ rental
  • Registration: December 15 – Wednesday January 24 at 4 pm (Johnson Center main office; Mon-Fri 7 AM - 6 PM)
  • Cost Includes: group transportation, all-day lift ticket, ski/snowboard lessons

Itinerary:

  • 8:30 am: Meet in the Johnson Center lobby and depart

  • 9:30 pm: Arrive back in Lexington

Mandatory for all trip participants:

  • Wear/bring warm clothing
  • Bring food and water (or money for food and water throughout the day)

Recommended for all trip participants:

  • Dress in layers (cotton and denim are not recommended)
  • Waterproof outer layers (pants, jacket, and gloves) – ski pants and helmets may be rented on site (ski bibs $10; helmet $5)
  • A warm hat
  • Ski goggles or sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Quarters for lockers (2-5 dollars in change)
  • A small backpack for storing/carrying additional items

Assessment of Difficulty: This type of activity will require a moderate level of physical fitness. Ski runs vary in difficulty (from easy to extremely difficult).

Environmental Hazards: Risks include, but are not limited to: hypothermia, heat-related emergencies, soft tissue injuries, dislocated joints, sprains, strains, fractures, concussions, and potentially death. However, proper preparation and adherence to guidelines will minimize many of these risks. The trip will continue through rain or shine. Participants may encounter wet and/or cold conditions. Trip leaders are certified Wilderness First Responders.

Resources:

Perfect North Slopes: http://perfectnorth.com/