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If you have your own group and would like to schedule a private trip, just call us.
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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Military Appreciation Day at Crystal

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Wednesday, Jan. 14
Don’t miss the chance to ski or ride Crystal for half price Wednesday, Jan. 14!

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) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs

Moonlight snowshoe Gold Creek Pond

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Friday, Jan. 16
Snowshoe on the Snoqualmie Pass trails by the light of the moon Friday, Jan. 16. 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. ($40; add $25 for lunch and souvenir cup Popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides

Jan. 16-19
Mount Bachelor ski weekend
Spend Martin Luther King Jr. weekend at Mount Bachelor, one of the largest resorts in North America. Find plenty of snow, big terrain and short lift lines Jan. 16–19. The park features four terrain parks and an Olympic-size super pipe. Fee includes gear, three nights’ lodging, breakfast and souvenir cup. Lift tickets should be purchased at the mountain. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 9 a.m. ($675/1 per room; $475 each/double occupancy; $425 each/triple occupancy; $400 each/4 per room)

Bavarian Ice Fest

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, Jan. 17
Spend the day in a traditional Bavarian village sledding, eating bratwurst and shopping. Join us on this Family-fun trip Saturday, Jan. 17! Close out the trip in wonder as they transform the town into a beautiful, lighted display. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 8 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8:15 a.m. ($55; ages 6–11: $25; ages 0–5: $5) FAH

Bavarian Ice Fest

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, Jan. 18
Spend the day in a traditional Bavarian village sledding, eating bratwurst and shopping. Join us on this Family-fun trip Sunday, Jan. 18! Close out the trip in wonder as they transform the town into a beautiful, lighted display. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 8 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8:15 a.m. ($55; ages 6–11: $25; ages 0–5: $5) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; trip with NAC expert guides

Snow tubing

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday Jan. 18
Travel to one of Washington’s best tubing hills for a ton of fun Sunday, Jan. 18.

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) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; trip with NAC expert guides

Sea kayak skills class

    Adults Only

Tuesday, Jan. 20
We offer five levels of our two-hour kayak skills class.

  1. Level one: proper paddling techniques and how to
         buddy-rescue.
  2. Level two: edging maneuvers and self-rescue.
  3. Level three: recovery techniques and muscle memory      exercises for the roll.
  4. Level four: multiday kayak trip prep and t-rescue.
  5. Level five: the roll.

Upcoming classes are Tuesday, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 and 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; sign up for five classes and the cost is $100). With NAC expert guides

Snow tubing

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, Jan. 24
Travel to one of Washington’s best tubing hills for a ton of fun Saturday, Jan. 24. 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). Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; trip with NAC expert guides

Mountain Day at White Pass

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, Jan. 24
Head off the beaten path to White Pass with us Saturday, Jan. 24. This beautiful mountain town ski resort is your getaway from work. 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) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs

Snowshoe Paradise

    Adults Only

Sunday, Jan. 25
Discover the beauty of Mount Rainier on snowshoeing trails that offer something for everybody Sunday, Jan. 25. We’ll travel along Mount Rainier’s Glacier Vista Trail while exploring the best route up to Panorama Point. 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; add $25 for lunch and a souvenir cup) Trip with NAC expert guides

Seattle Aquarium/Pike Place Market

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, Jan. 25
Head to the Emerald City with the Outdoor Recreation program and visit the Seattle Aquarium and Pike Place Market Sunday, Jan. 25. The aquarium is filled with local exhibits and tons of amazing things to see and touch. Pike Place has an assortment of unique food and shops. Cost includes aquarium admission. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 9:30 am. ($40; ages 4–12: $35; ages 0–3: $15) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs

Friday, Jan. 30
Night ski-n-snowboard at the Summit
Head for the snow and spend the evening of Friday, Jan. 30 at the Summit at Snoqualmie! Transportation and gear are provided; go to the Northwest Adventure Center no later than Thursday, Jan. 29 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). 

Mountain Day at Stevens Pass

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, Jan. 31
Head north for the fantastic snow at Stevens Pass Saturday, Jan. 31! 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). Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs

Snowmobile the Cascades

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, Feb. 1
Fun, action, beauty and excitement await you on this trip through the Cascade Mountains! Join us Sunday, Feb. 1. 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; add $25 for lunch and souvenir cup) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs

Snow tubing

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, Feb. 1
Travel to one of Washington’s best tubing hills for a ton of fun Sunday, Feb. 1. 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) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; trip with NAC expert guides

Thursday, Feb. 5
Military Appreciation Day at Crystal
Don’t miss the chance to ski or ride Crystal for half price Thursday, Feb. 5! 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)

 

    Adults Only

Saturday, Feb. 7
Winter survival camping trip
Head to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park for an overnight trip beginning Saturday, Feb. 7. 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 pre-trip class at the Northwest Adventure Center Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 5–6 p.m. Trip 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). Minimum age: 18 ($85 Trip with NAC expert guides

Snow tubing

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, Feb. 7
Travel to one of Washington’s best tubing hills for a ton of fun Saturday, Feb. 7. 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) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; trip with NAC expert guides

Gold Creek Family snowshoe

  Adults Only Family Friendly

Sunday, Feb. 8
Gold Creek Pond is one of the easiest snowshoe hikes near Snoqualmie Pass. With great views, this trip is perfect for the entire Family. Head out Sunday, Feb. 8. Difficulty: beginner; distance: 1.5 miles; elevation gain: 50 feet; time: 2 hours. Minimum age: 6. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 9 a.m. or Mc-
Chord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 9:15 a.m. ($35; add $25 for dinner and souvenir cup) Popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides

Ski-n-snowboard Mission Ridge

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, Feb. 8
Travel across the mountains Sunday, Feb. 8 for a day of skiing at Mission Ridge Ski Resort. Gear, two-hour lesson and full mountain lift ticket are included in the trip price. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 5 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 5:15 a.m. (ski/board: $115; transportation only: $50; prefer to snowshoe: $55) Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs

Feb. 1316
President’s Day brew and ski trip
Spend President’s Day weekend — Feb. 13–16 — in Oregon! We’ll stop at Portland for your choice of free time or a ride on the famous BrewCycle bikes before heading to Hood River for the night. On the second and third days, hit the slopes. On the last day, visit some of Columbia River’s best wineries as we make our way back to JBLM. Trip includes lodging, gear, BrewCycle ride, wine tasting and souvenir cup. Lift tickets aren’t included but can be purchased at the mountain. Preregistration required before Tuesday, Feb. 10. ($675/1 per room; $475 each/double occupancy; $425 each/triple occupancy; $400 each/4 per room)

Red wine and chocolate tour

   

Saturday, Feb. 14
Calling all chocolate lovers and wine connoisseurs! Head to the Olympics for sumptuous chocolate fare and remarkable red wine Saturday, Feb. 14 . Price includes event admission, a variety of wine samples and a commemorative glass. Minimum age: 21 ($80)

Red wine and chocolate tour

   

Sunday, Feb. 15
Calling all chocolate lovers and wine connoisseurs! Head to the Olympics for sumptuous chocolate fare and remarkable red wine Saturday, Feb. 15. Price includes event admission, a variety of wine samples and a commemorative glass. Minimum age: 21 ($80)

 

Snow tubing

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, Feb. 15
Travel to one of Washington’s best tubing hills for a ton of fun! There are lots of trips this winter — such as Sundays, Jan. 18 and Feb. 1 and 15, plus Saturdays, Jan. 24 and Feb. 7. 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). Popular Family trip; reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; trip with NAC expert guides

 

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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