Outings for August, 2015

8/1 (Sat) Mt. Abe, LT, Jerusalem Trail
Long fun loop up Mt. Abe, take a look at the small plane crash, continue north on the LT and then down Jerusalem. Difficult hike, moderate pace, 10.8 miles, 2300’ elevation gain. Contact leader for details. Wes Volk, 355-4135 or wesvolk@gmail.com

8/2 (Sun) Belvedere Mountain from Rt. 118
We’ll hike from Vermont 118 north on the LT to the Belvedere Saddle, then take the spur trail to the summit and fire tower. Moderate hike, 5.6 miles round trip, 2100′ elevation gain. Contact leader by 7/31. Rich Larsen, larsen007@aol.com or 878-6828

8/8 (Sat) Lincoln Gap to Appalachian Gap – CANCELLED
This trip is cancelled due to a trip leader conflict.

8/9 (Sun) Bamforth Ridge (Camels Hump State Park)
Starting with a quick elevation change, we ultimately reach an open ridge with great views and swimming nearby! Moderate hike, moderate pace, 10 miles round trip, 2000’ elevation gain. Group limit 8-10. Contact leader by 8/1. Adam Heckle, aheckle@uvm.edu or 233-8091.

8/22 (Sat) Mansfield Loop
From Stevensville Road we’ll hike up Butler Lodge Trail and Wampahoofus Trail to the Forehead for a total of 2.8 mi. We’ll travel the ridge (1.8 mi.) and then backtrack to the Maple Ridge Trail and descend on the Frost Trail. Fantastic hike! Difficult, moderate pace, 10 miles, approx. 2500’ elevation gain. Contact leader for details. David Hathaway (substitute leader), 899-9982 or david.hathaway.78@gmail.com

8/29 (Sat) Worcester Range / Skyline Trail
We’ll climb the Middlesex Trail to the summit of Mt. Hunger, then follow the Skyline Trail to Mt. Worcester, returning on the Worcester Mt. Trail. Difficult hike, moderate to strong pace, ~11 miles, ~3000’ elevation gain. Group limit 10. Contact leader by 8/27. David Hathaway, 899-9982 or david.hathaway.78@gmail.com

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