Feb 28

On February 28th – March 1st, Troop 325 grabbed our snowshoes and headed to French Gulch just outside of Burke, Idaho, to camp in snow caves. The weather was phenomenal . . . sunshine, no wind or storms, great snow. When we got to the trail head, we could see rocks peeking out above French Gulch so we decided to hike up Humbolt Gulch to the east. Part way up Humbolt, we chose to go off the trail and followed a creek bed until we found enough snow. There was only about 5 feet of snow so it was a challenge to dig snow caves . . . but everyone succeeded. Here are some pictures of the patrols in their snow "condos". Great fun!!

- Bob Castellaw

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Feb 23

On February 19th – 23rd, Troop 325 cross country skies into Methow ski area.  The group skied into Grizzly Hut Friday night . . . arrived at the hut about 1:00 a.m. Skiing uphill at night with our headlamps off was fun. During the rest of the weekend, everyone had a great time of skiing, sledding and enjoying the snow. We also celebrated Jacob's birthday. Overall, we skied about 30 miles for the weekend.

- Bob Castellaw

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