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Snowshoe with MSCS!

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Snowshoe Quest

Join us on a snowy adventure at the Government Peak Trails. Gear up, and help us find the hidden MSC treasure capsule along the trail. This will be an easy/ moderate hike. All skill levels are welcome. Open to grades K-12

  • Date: Wednesday, Feb 28th
  • Time: 10:30 – 12:00 pm
  • Location: Meet us at the Government Peak Recreation Area
  • Cost: FREE

No snowshoes? No Worries- We have snowshoes that you can borrow! Let me know if you need to borrow snowshoes when signing up for this activity and I will bring you a pair to use.

Be sure to bring:
Water Bottle
Wool Socks (no cotton socks)
Warm clothes, mittens, hat, snow pants etc.

A quest is a treasure hunt in prose.

Which is not easy for me heaven knows!
All the clues are provided in rhyme.
Giving me I have a heck of a time!

Rules are important as everyone knows,
Play fair, and you’ll all be pros.
Once found, the treasure must be re-hidden
Moving it or leaving it open is forbidden!

The Government Peak trails are where we begin,
Read the clues carefully and you will win…
Follow the trail named after a delicious berry,
Alas this is winter and no sweet fruit to carry,
But treasure awaits along this trail.
Up and down the hill you will sail,
I have no doubt you will prevail!

A few crossings past skiers you will make,
Remain where snowshoer’s travel, no ski turns to take.
The Treasure you seek is nestled under a giant drop stone,
This boulder stands alone,
A silent reminder of glaciers long ago
Look for the treasure hidden beneath the snow.

Click here to sign-up


February 28
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Gena Chastain


Government Peak Chalet
N Mountain Trails Dr
Palmer, AK 99645 United States
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