Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Lark Trail

Lark Trail is a beautiful open ski route out of High Camp. Beginning in the trees you rise up into an open clear cut with awesome views into the High Entiat Mountains. Skiing above the snowmobile road out of High Camp offers access to Staircase, Peg's Promenade, Bonnie Brae, Zipline, and Bail Out, with the trail meeting the snowmobile route again at Windy Corner. If you are exiting High Camp on your way to mid mountain this is a great option to the regular road route. Lark is a fun trail about one and one half miles in length.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Lake Julius / Loch Eileen

Skiing into the back country on a clear sunny day we crossed Lake Julius.  The view shows the High Meadows with Baldy the high point on the right, and Tamarack Point the peak on the left.  As you ski this deep into the Chiwaukum Mountains you really feel the mystique of the wilderness.  Below Baldy is the lake basin for Lock Eileen our destination today.

We climb 600 feet up the drainage to Loch Eileen.  The sun and mountains are glorious.  We are half way to the High Meadows, a future destination.  The ski back to High Camp from here is less than 2 hours.  A perfect half day tour from Scottish Lakes High Camp!

Monday, March 12, 2012

Marvelous Maddy

Recently Don and I had the pleasure of skiing with Maddy up to Loch Eileen.  It was a beautiful day with perfect snow for skiing...but better than that we were with Maddy and the feeling was great.  Maddy has been coming to High Camp since she was 4.  She is now an adult and is on staff this season.  Working with Maddy is great...playing with Maddy is even better.  She has such a love for the great outdoors.  She particularly has a deep love for High Camp and considers it her second home.  We had a memorable day.

Maddy cares deeply about her work at Scottish Lakes and she really works hard!  We sometimes refer to her as the "energizer bunny"!  When our guests are leaving High Camp and they talk about they stay, Maddy's name comes up so often!  She is a positive spirit wherever she is present.

Monday, March 5, 2012

April Spiritual Retreat to Focus on Environmental Stewardship Issues

An exclusive High Camp weekend to both celebrate God's creation of the earth and explore sustainability issues of our planet is happening on April 20-22.

Planned to coincide with Earth Day, "Creation Care Weekend" will offer time for worship, personal reflection and group discussion in an ecumenical setting. Lots of time will also be available to enjoy winter recreation amidst the glorious backdrop of High Camp and the Chiwaukum Mountains.

Sponsored by leaders from nearby Tall Timber Ranch, the weekend is open to all ages and faiths.

A special package price of $200.00 per adult (children half-price) includes two nights lodging, full transportation, all meals and tax.

For more information and/or to register contact Lyndsay or Stan at (clicking this link leaves Scottish Lakes) or call 509-763-3127.