Payment may be made online using a credit card, Paypal
account or by mailing us a check. Directions for payment will be
provided upon submitting your application.
The following are the fees:
A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information,
please contact John (jsedlander[at]gmail.com) or Jodi (jdi_bly[at]yahoo.com).
For the "Early Bird" enrollment, please make sure your payment is
processed by PayPal or postmarked on or before
November 30, 2014.
You can pay using paypal (the instructions and amount will be on the next page)
or by sending a check or money order payable to the Sierra
Club Snowcamping Training Series to:
Snowcamping Training Series, c/o Anne Good, 1235 Solano Ave. Apt. 6, Albany, CA 94706.
Please indicate which group you would like to participate in by placing a
"1" by your first choice and a "2" by your second choice, etc.
Every effort will be made to place you in your desired group.
Remember: to participate in the first trip, you must
attend the orientation day on Saturday -
January 10, 2015and to go on the second trip, you must complete the
Due to weather conditions, some trips may be cancelled and
rescheduled to the backup trip date.
Please make your selections carefully.
You must select a first and second choice.
If you do not submit a second choice, you may be placed in another group.
Family Group: all participants (including children) must attend the
Orientation Day on
January 10, 2015 to be
eligible for Family trips. There will be a mandatory pack
check for children's gear between the orientation and the first trip -
this takes about one hour, and will be scheduled at or following the orientation.
Alumni snowcampers are no longer required to attend Orientation Day
(January 10, 2015) unless specifically
required by their trip leader. Note that Alumni (i.e., adults who
have completed both Training Series trips) must get special permission
from leaders to participate in Groups 1-7 or the Family and Youth
Groups. Alumni costs for these groups are $50 ($60 for non-Sierra
Club members), which covers both trips.
||Group 1 ||Lorrie Poch |
Tony and Carol Somkin
|January 24 - January 25, 2015 ||February 21 - 23, 2015 ||March 14 - 16, 2015 ||
||Group 2 ||John Sedlander |
|Jan 31,2015 - Feb 1, 2015 ||Feb 27,2015 - Mar 1, 2015 ||Mar 13, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015 ||
||Group 3 ||Chuck Collingwood |
|January 24 - 25, 2015 ||February 14 - 16, 2015 ||February 28 - March 2, 2015 ||
||Group 4 ||Kalle Hoffman |
|January 17-18, 2015. ||January 31 - February 2, 2015 ||February 28 - March 2, 2015 ||
||Group 5 ||Rob Martin |
| || || ||
||Group 6 ||Ed Traverso |
|February 14 - 15, 2015 ||March 13 - 15, 2015 ||March 20 - 22, 2015 ||
||Group 7 ||TBA ||TBA ||TBA ||TBA ||
||Family ||Dennis Hyde |
|January 24 - January 25, 2015 ||February 14 - February 16, 2015 ||March 7, 2015 - March 8, 2015 ||
||Youth1 ||John Sedlander ||TBA ||TBA ||TBA ||
||Youth 2 ||Ed Traverso ||TBA ||TBA ||TBA
2015 ALUMNI SNOWCAMPING SEASON IS HERE!! <p> Now think snow... <p> NEW 2015 ALUMNI TRIPS ARE LIVE AND WE ARE HOPING MORE WILL BE POSTED SOON. IF YOU ARE ON THE ALUMNI/SNOWCAMPING NEWS LIST, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED AS SOON AS TRIPS POST. GO TO THE F.A.Q. PAGE TO SIGN-UP FOR THE MAIL LIST IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ALERTED WHEN TRIPS POST.
Please describe what you are doing for the physical
conditioning activities to prepare for taking the Snowcamping Training
Series. Feel free to mail in additional pages with your application
Remember - all applicants typically should have previous backpacking
Please describe your backpacking and related outdoor experience,
including all recent trips, dates, locations, length, and difficulty;
if possible, refer to the grading system for knapsack and hiking
sections in the Events and Activities section of Yodeler. Please also
include any special training you have received (e.g., first aid,
rescue, orienteering, mountaineering, snow camping, rock climbing,
skiing, or any leadership experience), and briefly describe your
reasons for wanting to participate in this series.
For Family and Youth Group applications, please rememeber to fill
out a separate application for each child, and to submit all related applications at the same time.