Monday, March 5, 2018

Schweitzer Mountain!

Schweitzer! The Great Outdoor Track and the Health & Wellness Track teamed up to go ski and board on the mountain. The weather cooperated with a plethora of powder. 

Mrs. Lutzwolf shows her snowboarding talent. 

Miss Moreland carving so much fresh powder she looks like a Schweitzer advertisement.

Autumn catch the hang of it. 

Miss Moreland and Niko prepare for the final run (background is Kobe and Kaylee Banks, Sara Hathaway, and Isaac Steele).

Kaylee Banks carving her final run.

Colt and Autumn in their lesson.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Winter Olympics (?)

The Great Outdoors Track students started their own Olympic Winter games with a flaming arrow. Then they played double ball, had a snow sculpture contest, then fireside lunch, long match building and competition before finishing their snowy day! 

Friday, January 12, 2018

Learning About Avalanches & Outdoor First Aid

The Great Outdoors Track students learned about how to assess avalanche danger by reading the snow, and how to find victims of avalanches using probes and beacons. 

Probing for victims:

Reading the snow:

Creating a human burrito. Specifically, learning back-country first aid for winter: Eli gets hypo wrapped.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Eagle Watching

The Junior High Track and the Great Outdoors Track combined to take a cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene to see the eagles. Bald eagles gather in the hundreds at Lake Coeur d'Alene in the winter to feed on the abundant kokanee.

Can you spot the eagles?