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We do customized trips! Location and times of trips subject to change due to
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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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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)

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

 

 

    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

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

 

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

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)

 

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

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)

Moonlight snowshoe Gold Creek Pond  

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, Feb. 21

Snowshoe on the Snoqualmie Pass trails by the light of the moon Saturday, Feb. 21. 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) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides; add $25 for lunch & souvenir cup

 

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, Feb. 21
Mountain Day at White Pass  
Head off the beaten path to White Pass Saturday, Feb. 21. 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

Sunday, Feb. 22
  
Hop on the ferry and spend the day exploring Victoria B.C., by foot Sunday, Feb. 22. 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, Feb. 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. ($110; ages 5–11: $85; ages 0–4: $55) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip; trip with NAC expert guides

Snowmobile the Cascades  

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, Feb. 22

Fun, action, beauty and excitement await you on this trip through the Cascade Mountains! Join us Sunday, Feb. 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

Snow tubing

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Saturday, Feb. 28
   
Travel to one of Washington’s best tubing hills for a ton of fun Saturday, Feb. 28. 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

Sunday, March 1
 
Take a magical snowshoe trek in a snow-capped forest from Narada Falls to Reflection Lake Sunday, March 1. 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

Ski-n-snowboard Mission Ridge 

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, March 1
 
Spend the day at Mission Ridge Ski Resort Sunday, March 1. Gear, two-hour lesson and full mountain lift ticket are included in the 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) Reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with special needs; popular Family trip

Military Appreciation Day at Crystal  

  Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Friday, March 6

Don’t miss the chance to ski or ride Crystal for half price Friday, March 6! 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

Snowshoe Hurricane Ridge  

    Adults Only

Saturday, March 7

Discover the beauty of the Olympic Mountain Range on this trip to Hurricane Ridge Saturday, March 7. Meet at the Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis North at 7:45 a.m. or McChord Field’s Adventures Unlimited at 8 a.m. Minimum age: 12 ($65) Trip with NAC expert guides; add $25 for lunch & souvenir cup

Winter survival camping trip  

    Adults Only

Saturday, March 7

Head to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park for an overnight trip Saturday, March 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 pretrip class at the Northwest Adventure Center Wednesday, Feb. 4 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

Snow tubing 

Adults Only Exceptional Needs Family Friendly

Sunday, March 8
  
Travel to one of Washington’s best tubing hills for a ton of fun Sunday, March 8. 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

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

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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