Outings for June, 2015

6/6 (Sat) National Trails Day Work Hike
Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30am. Moderate hike, moderate pace, 4-10 miles, 2000′ elevation gain. Pam Gillis, 879-1457 or gillis1986@gmail.com.

6/7 (Sun) Moosalamoo Adventure & Fishing
Hike a variety of trails among forests, cliffs, waterfalls, streams, and lakes. Bring a fishing pole and your fishing license to try your luck after the hike. Moderate terrain, moderate pace, 8 miles round trip, 1500′ elevation gain. Group limit 8. Contact leader by 6/3.  Adam Heckle, aheckle@uvm.edu

6/20 (Sat) Mount Mansfield Loop Hike
We’ll go from the state park up the CCC Road and Maple Ridge, then across the ridge to the summit, and return by Sunset Ridge. Difficult, 9 miles, 3000′ vertical climb.  Sign up by June 18. Hank Dombroski, dombro_h@yahoo.com or 802-316-1584.

6/21 (Sun) Belvidere Mountain
We’ll hike the Long Trail north to Forester’s Trail to the Belvidere Mountain Summit and Fire Tower. Moderate hike, moderate pace, 5.6 miles, 2000′ elevation gain. Meet at 10 am in the Long Trail parking area on Route 118, Belvidere Center. Contact leader by 6/19. Lindsay Pokorak, 607-242-7420, or lpokorak@gmail.com

6/27 (Sat) Mt. Abe, Mt. Ellen, Jerusalem
Super fun hike! We start from the Battell Trail, hike up to Mt.  Abe, then hook up to the Long Trail and hike north to Mt. Ellen. Near the top of Mt. Abe there is a cool plane wreck 20′ off the trail. We continue north to the Jerusalem Trail junction and hike down to the cars we have dropped off. Difficult hike, moderate pace, 10.8 miles, 2500′ elevation gain. Contact leader for details. Wes Volk, 355-4135 or wesvolk@gmail.com

6/28 (Sun) Abandoned Settlements of Waterbury – History Hike
Come see the remnants of the abandoned settlement west of Waterbury Reservoir. Trails follow ancient roads. Stone fences, cellar holes, and three cemeteries remain. Easy to moderate, 7 to 8 miles with 700 feet of elevation gain; all day outing. Contact leader for details. Joe Frank, 862-1816 or jefrank2@gmail.com

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