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ELKO: Final snowshoeing by moonlight


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ELKO – Come join the Elko District, Bureau of Land Management for the last installment of this winter’s moonlight snowshoe hikes. This event is a fun, free family outing at Lamoille Canyon beginning at 6 p.m., March 10, 2012.

The two-hour event will offer a unique opportunity to capture the lunar glow of Lamoille Canyon as well as some free hot chocolate and a warming campfire.  This trek is for all ages and skill levels. Come alone or bring your family, new friends await you at the hike.

This is the final snowshoe hike  for  the winter . Two previous treks included Angel Creek in Wells and the inaugural hike at Lamoille Canyon. These events are made possible with the assistance of the U.S. Forest Service and Cedar Creek Clothing in Elko.  Check our website at on.doi.gov/elkoBLM for up-to-date information as well as a list of what to bring on this excursion.

This event is limited to the first 50 people who register.  Snowshoes are available for those who don’t own a pair. Reserve a pair when you register. You can register at the BLM office at 3900 Idaho St.; Cedar Creek Clothing at 453 Idaho Street; or the U.S. Forest Service at 140 Pacific in Wells.  You can also call Zach Pratt at (775) 753-0212; Duane Jones at (775) 738-3950 or Nancy Taylor at (775) 752-3357.

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