“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 October 17 – Hike from Quechee – West Hartford Road on dirt and logging rods, the AT to W.Hartford Bridge. 3.8 miles, moderate. Car-spot. Leaders Heinz & Inge Trebitz, (802)785-2129.
Saturday October 21 – Bike ride, Quechee/West Hartford/Pomfet(VT) loop. 20 miles, with 2 serious climbs and great down hills. Moderate/Strenuous. Leaderc Dick Ruben, (802)763-7909.
Sunday October 22 – Explore Hope Forest, Danbury(NH). Attractive woods, waterfall. Loop hike is on dirt and woods roads, with one short steep off-trail climb. ~4 miles, with a few hundred feet elevation gain. Moderate, at a leisurely pace. Leader Peter Hope, (603)863-6456.
Tuesday October 24 – Bike ride, Wider to West Hartford, then up W. Hartford/Quechee Road, back on Old River Road to Wilder. 15 miles, mostly Easy but with one steep hill. Leader Inge Brown, (802)280-8017.
Saturday October 28 – Cider hike. 2-3 miles near Trebitz home in Thetford(VT), Moderate; then press apples for cider, Strenuous! Leaders Inge & Heinz Trebitz, ,(802)785-2139.
Sunday October 29 – Hike Morton Horse Farm Trails, Etna(NH). 2.5 mile loop, with moderate elevation gain up to ridge. Easy/Moderate. Leader Annie Janeway, (413)374-0988.
Tuesday October 31 – Hike on Cross-Rivendell Trail from Vershire Center Road to Westshire Elementary School, West Fairlee(VT). 6.6 miles, mostly downhill, Moderate. Leader Tom McCleary, (902)295-7592.
Saturday November 4 – UVLT hike on new trail in Shaker Forest near Smith Pond, Enfield(NH). Details tba, Moderate. If interested, (603)6430-6626.
Sunday November 5 – AT trail work day, in Western VT. Focus on clearing water bars. Leader Nick Krembs, (802)69-1048.
Tuesday November 7 – Bike ride, loop ride in wilder to Wilder Dam. 6-7 miles, Easy. *** Leader Inge Brown, (802)280-8017.
Saturday November 11 – Lop climb on Mt. Peg, Woodstock(VT). Good views from meadow at top. ~4 miles, with 700′ elevation gain. Moderate, at a leisurely pace. Leader Peter Hope, (603)863-6456.
Saturday November 11 – O-Section Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner, for members and guests, Damon Hall, Hartland(VT). Social hour at 5:30 pm, dinner at 6:30 pm, Meeting follows. For questions, Dick Andrews, (802)280-8017.
Sunday November 12 – Hike from Billings Farm on carriage drives to Mt. Tom South Peak, Woodstock(VT). Good views. Easy/Moderate, with some elevation gain. ~2 hours. Leader Iris Berezin, (802)295-2294.
Tuesday November 14 – hike Albert Schweizer Trail, Lebanon(NH) near DHMC. 1-2 miles, fairly flat but rooty, Easy.*** Leader Inge Brown, (802)280-8017.
Saturday November 18 – Climb The Pinnacle, Westminster/Brookline(VT). Good views. ~4 miles, with 250′ elevation gain. Easy/Moderate. Leader Annie Janeway, (413)374-0988.
Sunday November 19 – Hike Mimi’s Trail, Thetford(VT). Nice views from 1450′ summit. 5.2 miles, with 600′ elevation gain. Moderate. Leader Dick Ruben, (802)763-7909.
Tuesday November 21 – Bike ride, Cloudland Farm, Ponfret(VT) to Taftsville. 4 miles downhill, 4 miles flat. Easy. *** Car-spot. Leader Inge Brown, (802)280-8017.
Saturday November 25 – Road walk, Thetford(VT) area. 4-5 miles. Moderate. Leader Lynne Miller, (802)785-4410.
Sunday November 26 – Leader’s choice hike, Quechee(VT) area, with get0tigwetherc at Leader’s home to follow. Leader Debbie Marcus, ((978)578-4198.
Tuesday November 28 – Dirt road walk, Upper Turnpike and Needham Roads, Norwich(VT). Scenic bucolic 3 mile loop Easy. *** Leader Inge Brown, (802)280-8017.