Friday, November 11, 2016

November 14, 2016 (Monday)     Paint-Out Davis Pond                     Davis Creek Park, Washoe Valley

Host:       Emma Auriemma-McKay           
Location: Davis Creek Slide Mountain District 
               Regional Park: 
               25 Davis Creek Road, Washoe Valley, 
               (775) 849-0684.
Date:      November 14, 2016 (Monday)
Time:      9:00 am
Place:     Davis Creek Park,  Davis Pond, 
                    Washoe Valley
Parking:  Yes
Meeting Place:    Parking Lot
Amenities:  Restrooms (open?)
Directions:  Going 395 South, Exit at Bowers Mansion Road.  Park entrance is on the right
a short distance down the road. Take the second left after entering the park.  You will drive through camp sites and take the next left turn to get to the pond.

What to bring:
  • camera
  • painting gear
  • drinking water and snacks or lunch, maybe hot drink?
  • maybe TP?
  • hat, sunglasses, sunscreen
  • painting umbrella if you have one
  • waterproof hiking boots or snow boots
  • warm socks, gloves
  • winter clothing - layers are best - it can warm up in the sun
  • cart will work on the boardwalk, but you have a few stair steps
  • cellphone
What you will see to paint:
  • snow capped Slide Mountain and surrounding mountains
  • reeds and marsh grasses
  • maybe some patchy snow
  • view of Pond and pine trees and their reflections
  • sometimes cloud formations

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