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We do customized trips! Location and times of trips subject to change due to
weather and snow conditions. Register at the Northwest Adventure Center on
North Fort Lewis 7 days a week from 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Private Trips Brochure

Pre-registration is required for all trips.
Schedule, fees and trip details, to include meeting times, are subject to change without notice. Register through WebTrac at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/jblmrectrac.html or at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North. Trip pick up locations are the NAC and McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited. Group rates/private trips available. For more information, call 252-967-6263 or visit JBLMmwr.com.
Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; in-house trip with NAC expert guides

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21 years and older

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Friday, March 13
Night ski-n-snowboard at the Summit  

Head for the snow and spend the evening of Friday, March 13
at the Summit at Snoqualmie! Transportation and gear are provided; go to the Northwest Adventure Center no later than Wednesday, March 11 to be fitted.

Transportation only is $25. Meet at McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 6:15 p.m. or the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 6:30 p.m. ($45)

Waterfall tour  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, March 14

Explore the largest concentration of waterfalls in the continental United States Saturday, March 14. We’ll travel along the Historic Columbia River Highway, which has an abundance of small waterfalls viewable from the road. We’ll stop at five major waterfalls to include the world-famous Multnomah Falls, and enjoy lunch in Hood River, Ore. The fee does not include lunch. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 8:30 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8:15 a.m. ($65; ages 5–12: $40; ages 0–4: $15) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides

Mountain Day at Stevens Pass 

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, March 14
 
Head north for the fantastic snow at Stevens Pass! Join us Saturday, March 14, If you want to ski, snowboard or snowshoe, you’re in luck. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 6 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 6:15 a.m. (ski/snowboard, includes beginner lift ticket: $150; snowshoe: $50; transportation only: $40) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip

Introduction to single-track mountain biking  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, March 15

If you’ve always wanted to try mountain biking, don’t miss this instructional ride Sunday, March 15. Spend the day learning the basics, while getting plenty of time to work on your newfound skills. The location will be determined based on conditions. Difficulty: easy; distance: 5–6 miles; ride time: 4 hours. Minimum age: 12. Meet at McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8:15 a.m. or the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at
8:30 a.m. ($35) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides; add $25 for lunch & souvenir cup

Snowshoe Paradise   

    Adults Only

Sunday, March 15

The snowshoeing trails of Mount Rainier offer something for everybody. Travel along Mount Glacier Vista Trail while exploring the best route up to Panorama Point Sunday, March 15. Difficulty: moderate-to-difficult; time: three hours; distance: 3 miles. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 8 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8:15 a.m. Minimum age: 12 ($45) Trip with NAC expert guides; add $25 for lunch & souvenir cup

 

Sea kayak skills class

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Tuesday, March 17
The Outdoor Recreation program offers five levels of our two-hour kayak skills class.
• Level one: proper paddling techniques and how to buddy-rescue.
• Level two: edging maneuvers and self-rescue.
• Level three: recovery techniques and muscle memory exercises for the roll.
• Level four: multiday kayak trip prep and t-rescue.
• Level five: the roll.
The next class is Tuesday, March 17. Start at any time and master as many of the levels as you’d like! Meet at Kimbro Pool inside McVeigh Sports & Fitness Center at 7:30 p.m. Minimum age: 12 ($25 each) Lead by NAC expert guides

Snow tubing   

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, March 21
Travel to one of Washington’s best tubing hills for a ton of fun Saturday, March 21. Dress warmly and get ready to go for a wild ride! Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 9 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 9:15 a.m. ($35; ages 6–12: $25; ages 0–5: $5) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides

Snowshoe Reflection Lake  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, March 21
Take a magical snowshoe trek in the forest from Narada Falls to Reflection Lake Saturday, March 21. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 8 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8:15 a.m. Difficulty: moderate; distance: 3.5 miles; elevation gain: 500 feet; time: 4 hours. Minimum age: 12 ($45) Trip with NAC expert guides; add $25 for lunch & souvenir cup

Mountain Day at White Pass 

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, March 22
Head off the beaten path to White Pass Sunday, March 22. If you’re skiing or snowboarding, the fee includes gear, a two-hour lesson and full mountain lift ticket. Call or come in to ask about cross-country skiing. Meet at McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 5:45 a.m. or the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 6 a.m. (ski/board: $115; transportation only: $35; snowshoe: $45) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip

Snowmobile the Cascades  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, March 22
Fun, action, beauty and excitement await you on this trip through the Cascade Mountains! Join us Sunday, March 22. Snowmobile, helmet, boots, gloves and snowsuit are provided. Dress in layers. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 8 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8:15 a.m. Minimum age to drive: 16 ($165; adult passengers: $125; passengers 15 and younger: $75) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; add $25 for lunch & souvenir cup

Ski-n-snowboard Crystal Mountain

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, March 28
Head to where the snow is still good! Join us on a trip to Crystal Mountain Saturday, March 28. Transportation and gear are provided (you need to
go to the Northwest Adventure Center to be fitted for gear by Thursday, March 26). Lift tickets aren’t included but should be purchased at the mountain. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 6:45 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 7 a.m. ($45; have your own gear, pay $30) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip

Saturday, March 28
Bungee jump or zip line adventure 
 
If adrenaline is what you crave, you won’t be disappointed in this Saturday, March 28 trip! Head to the base of Mount St. Helens to bungee jump off the highest bungee bridge in the country. Zip line over the canyon for an adventure in the trees on seven different zip lines. Meet at McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 9 a.m. or at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 9:15 a.m. Pre-registration is required before Wednesday, March 25. Bungee jumpers get two jumps and a T-shirt. Minimum weight: 90 lbs. ($135 each)

Pike Place Market/Ride the Ducks  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, March 29
You haven’t seen Seattle until you’ve seen it from a Duck! Coast Guard-certified maritime captains will take you on a musical tour of the Emerald City Sunday, March 29. Amphibious World War II vehicles will show you Seattle from both land and water! You’ll see downtown Seattle, Pike Place Market, historic Pioneer Square and funky Fremont before splashing into Lake Union for a spectacular view of the city skyline, luxurious yachts and Sleepless in Seattle houseboats! You’ll also have time to walk around Pike Place Market for some wonderful shopping and great food. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 9 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 9:15 a.m. ($45; ages 3–12: $35; ages 0–2: $30) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs

Westport bottom fishing 

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, March 29
Are you ready to get out on the open water and start hauling in fish? Join us Sunday, March 29 for a chartered boat trip out of Westport, where rockfish are always plentiful and lingcod are real fighters! Dress in layers, bring lunch, snacks and rain gear. Meet at McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 3:45 a.m. or the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 4 a.m. Preregistration is required before Wednesday, March 25. ($130) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides

Moonlight snowshoe Gold Creek Pond 

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Thursday, April 2
Snowshoe on the Snoqualmie Pass trails by the light of the moon Thursday, April 2. Gear, guide, instruction and transportation provided. Difficulty: beginner; distance: 1.5 miles; elevation gain: 50 feet; time: 2 hours. Minimum age: 12. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 5:30 p.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 5:45 p.m. ($45) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides; add $25 for lunch & souvenir cup

Mountain Day at White Pass 

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, April 4
Head off the beaten path to White Pass Saturday, April 4. If you’re skiing or snowboarding, the fee includes gear, a two-hour lesson and full mountain lift ticket. Call or come in to ask about cross-country skiing. Meet at McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 5:45 a.m. or the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 6 a.m. (ski/board: $115; transportation only: $35; snowshoe: $45) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip

Explore Victoria, B.C.  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, April 4
Hop on the ferry and spend the day exploring Victoria B.C., by foot Saturday, April 4. Downtown Victoria has everything from antique stores to artisan chocolate shops for you to explore. You can also stop in to the Royal B.C. Museum or watch a thrilling IMAX film. The trip fee includes walk-on round-trip ferry ticket and transportation to and from Port Angeles. Pre-registration required before Friday, March 20. A passport is required. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 4:45 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 5 a.m. Preregistration is required before Thursday, April 2. ($110; ages 5–11: $85; ages 0–4: $55) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip

Sunday, April 5
Snowshoe Paradise  
 
The snowshoeing trails of Mount Rainier offer something for everybody. Travel along Mount Glacier Vista Trail while exploring the best route up to Panorama Point Sunday, April 5. Difficulty: moderate-to-difficult; time: three hours; distance: 3 miles. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 8 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8:15 a.m. Minimum age: 12 ($45) 

ATV RiderCourse™ 

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, April 5
In this half-day course, ATV Safety Institute instructors will guide you through the fun and excitement of safely riding an ATV. We ride rain or shine, so dress for the weather for this Sunday, April 5 class. The trip fee includes ATV, helmet and goggles. ASI ATV RiderCourse Certification will be awarded upon completion. Minimum age: 16 ($35) Trip with NAC expert guides; add $25 for lunch & souvenir cup

Winter survival camping trip  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, April 11
Head to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park for an overnight trip Saturday, April 11. You’ll learn the basics of trip preparation, winter travel, shelter construction, winter survival basics, backcountry cooking and leave-no-trace camping. There is a mandatory pretrip class at the Northwest Adventure Center Thursday, April 9 from 5–6 p.m. Fee includes winter camping class, group gear (not including sleeping bag), camp entrance and three camp meals (participants are responsible for lunch on the first day). If weather doesn’t permit snow caves, we’ll sleep in tents. Minimum age: 18 ($85) Trip with NAC expert guides

Saturday, April 11
Mountain Day at Stevens Pass  

Head north for the fantastic snow at Stevens Pass! Join us Saturday, April 11. If you want to ski, snowboard or snowshoe, you’re in luck. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at
6 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 6:15 a.m. (ski/snowboard, includes beginner lift ticket: $150; snowshoe: $50; transportation only: $40)

Bike through the Skagit tulips  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, April 12
The beauty of hundreds of acres of tulips is awaiting you Sunday, April 12! On this guided bike journey through the Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, you’ll tour the Rooengaarde gardens, view open fields and stop in the small tourist town of LaConner for a hearty lunch and to experience the festival from a local perspective. The fields might be muddy and the weather might be chilly or rainy, so be prepared and dress in layers with a waterproof jacket. Bike, helmet and gloves provided. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 6:45 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 7 a.m. Difficulty: easy; distance: 15 miles; time: 4 hours. Minimum age: 12 ($60)  Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides

Military Appreciation Day at Crystal

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, April 12
Don’t miss the chance to ski or ride Crystal for half price Sunday, April 12! The trip fee is for transportation and gear; lift tickets should be purchased at the mountain. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 6:45 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 7 a.m. ($45; have your own gear, pay $25) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip

Open-water scuba The first level of any diver’s education, the goal of open-water scuba is to make you a safe, confident and competent diver. With this certification, you can dive at a maximum of 60 feet. The requirements are: swim continuously for 200 yards and able to tread water or float for 10 minutes. There are academic requirements that involve lectures, quizzes and exams. Upon completion of the course, you’ll receive a certification card that recognizes you as an open-water diver, allowing you to dive anywhere in the world! Join us for this week-long course July 7–13 or July 14–20. Minimum age: 15 ($195)

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253-967-6263.

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Any cancellations or changes made to any reservation will be assessed a $10 administrative fee each time.

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Apr
18-19, White Salmon and Wind River - $250

May
2, Wenatchee -$65
4-9, Owyhee - $1,100
10, Mothers day on the Wenatchee - $65
17, Wenatchee - $65
24, Wenatchee - $65
30, Wenatchee - $65
31, Skykomish raft and ribeye - $120

June
6-7, Beginner white water Kayak - $325
7, Wenatchee - $65
13, Wenatchee - $65
21, Fathers day Skykomish raft and ribeye - $120
27, Wenatchee - $65

July
5, Wenatchee - $65
11, skykomish raft and ribeye - $120
19, Full day on the white salmon - $200

Aug
9, half day on the white salmon river - $110
16, intermediate White water Kayak $200

Sept
5, raft the Tieton - $125
19, Half day on the white salmon river - $110

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