Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Adirondack Snowshoe Festival Set for Feb 23-24

adk snowshoe festPaul Smith’s College and Dewey Mountain Recreation Center is set to host the Adirondack Snowshoe Festival on February 23rd and 24th. The weekend’s events include guided tours, snowshoe running clinics, races, scavenger hunts, crafts, marshmallow roastin’ and more.

Scheduled events as follows:

Friday, Feb. 22 at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center:
7-9 pm Snowshoe (and Ski) Jam. Featuring music from Andy Walkow and food from Origin Coffee

Saturday, Feb. 23 at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center:
10 am Guided snowshoe tour ($)
10 am Snowshoe Run Clinic with Sarah Keyes ($) Join mountain and ultra runner Sarah Keyes for an introduction to snowshoe running workshop at Dewey Mountain. Take your running into a new season with snowshoes. Topics introduced and discussed will include equipment, techniques, and conditioning specific to winter running. Finish the day with a group run on the trails.
11 am Registration opens
1 pm 10 km Race & 5 km Shoe-Be-Doo Race ($)
1 pm Winter Forest Bathing on Snowshoes with Adirondack Riverwalking ($)
3 pm Awards ceremony
2:30 pm Chili in the lodge

Mid-day Children’s Snowshoe Scavenger Hunt
Mid-day Marshmallow Roast and Hot Chocolate

Sunday, Feb. 24 at Paul Smith’s College VIC:
10 am Naturalist led snowshoe tour ($)
10 am Registration opens
10:30 am 5 km Race ($)
10:30 am 15 km Race ($)
1 pm Awards ceremony
2 pm Naturalist led snowshoe tour ($)

All Day Snowshoe Obstacle Course
All Day Build-your-own snowshoe kits with Paul Smith’s College Students
Mid-day Children’s Snowshoe Scavenger Hunt
Mid-day Marshmallow Roast and Hot Chocolate

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