Snowshoe with Dogs - Battlecreek Falls 2/21/22

Come frolick in the snow with your dog on this beautiful dog-friendly hike.


Drive - I-15, Pleasant Grove Blvd exit, 200 s (google "Battle Creek Falls Trailhead")


Activities -

Snowshoe/Hike Battlecreek Falls - 0.6 miles one way to frozen Battlecreek Falls. Winter waterfalls are so amazing and change week to week! Bring yak tracks/spikes/crampons for traction on hard snow/ice. Snowshoes if there has been a recent snowfall. Can continue trail up the canyon. Trip Report Make sure to bring poop bag and leash for your dog.

Gear - Yak tracks/Spikes/crampons, Snowshoes/poles (weather dependent), gaiters (optional - can rent), (NO COTTON) thermal top and bottom, wool socks or just not cotton socks, snow pants, long sleeve fleece, light waterproof jacket, gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or regular back pack (with space remaining to shove clothes in when you get too warm), 1 Liters water, 3-4 snacks, WATERPROOF boots or non-waterproof boots/shoes and also rent "overshoes".

Rentals -

Snowshoes: $10 (UVU- includes poles and overboots or $8 only snowshoes);

$10 (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $10 (Out N’ Back in Orem)

Overshoes: $4 (UVU Outdoor Adventure); $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Poles: $4 (Out N Back); $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Gaiters (cover ankles from getting snow): $3 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)


Itinerary:

2-4pm - Snowshoe to frozen falls and back