“O” SECTION ACTIVITIES NOTE DATE CHANGES (in red) Special Events (in green) *** = Easy on the knees
BACK-COUNTRY ETIQUETTE: NO CELL PHONE USE EXCEPT IN EMERGENCY (or for photography)
It would help a lot if
- participants call the trip leaders no later than 6 PM the night before the event;
- there is no “may-be” or “don’t wait for me” ,
(but rather a firm yes or no even the morning of the outing);
- you let the trip leaders know if you will bring an additional person.
Tuesday December 12 – Walk at Occum Pond area, Hanover(NH). 3 miles, Easy. *** Leader Inge Brown, (802)280-8017.
Thursday December 14 – Climb Mt. Okemo(3343′) via Healdville Trail, Mt. Holly(VT). Fire tower, with 360 degree views. 6miles, with 1950′ elevation gain. Steep but not rough. Moderate/Strenuous. Leader Dick Andrews, (802)885-3201.
Saturday December 16 – Hike to French’s Ledges, Plainfield(NH). Climb meandering trails from the Elementary School, the a short steep scramble to the summit rocks with good views. 4-5 miles, with a few hundred feet elevation gain. Moderate. Leader Iris Berezin, (802)295-2294.
Sunday December 17 – Explore Podunk Pond area, Strafford(VT).4-5 miles, Moderate. Mode of travel depends on conditions. Leaders Inge & Heinz Trebitz, (802)785-2129.
Tuesday December 19 – Walk from Quechee Gorge to Dewey’s Pond and back, Quechee(VT). 3 mikes, fairly level. Easy. *** Leader Inge Brown, (802)280-8017.
Saturday December 23 – Explore Stone House Farm Trails, Lyme(NH). 4-5 miles, Moderate. Mode of travel depends on conditions. Leaders Heinz & Inge Trebitz, (802)785-2129.
Tuesday December 26 – Road walk, White River Junction(VT), Sykes Mt. Avenue/River Road, out and back. 4 miles, Easy. *** Leader Inge Brown, (802)280-8017.
Saturday December 30 – Hike or snowshoe AT / Cossingham Road loop to Happy Hill Shelter, Norwich(VT). Lovely woods, with many short ups and downs. ~4 miles, with 500′ elevation gain. Moderate. Leaders Kathy Astrauckas & Bob Hagen, (802)785-4311.
For 2018 trips and events see also