nordic ski tour: norway flat (uintas)(canceled) - December 13, 2009

(Trip is canceled due to expected inclement weather on 12/13). This XC ski tour begins at the Pine Valley pull-out on the Mirror Lake Highway and switchbacks up the Norway Flat Road. Overlook of the TUNA yurt along Boulder Creek at the 3. 5 mile mark. The 'Flat' is reached at the 5.0 mile mark (1,800 ft. elevation gain), where several options exist. All day tour, but carpools can be arranged for seperate return times. Generally, lighter weight backcountry touring gear (with swix, scales, or skins) is used, however skiers must choose their gear weight based on suitability for efficient downhill technique and full control . Beacons and winter safety gear advised. Contact trip organizer if driving from the Park City area. Meet at 8:15 am for an 8:30 am departure.

Route:Out & Back
Organizer:Michael Berry
Date:Sun Dec 13 2009
Meeting Place:Parleys Way Walmart lot (2725 E Parleys Way, Salt Lake City, UT)
Meeting Time:8:15 am