Outings for February 2016

2/13 (Sat) In Search of Nebraska Notch
Hike to Taylor Lodge for late lunch. Some off-trail travel by snowshoes. Contact Dave Hardy for details, 343-9017.

2/20 (Sat) Mount Mansfield Summit
We will head out from the LT up to Taft Lodge, then onto the Summit, where we will take in spectacular blue sky views and watch skiers. We will then descend via the Profanity Trail. Difficult snowshoe loop, 5.3 miles. Robynn Albert,878-4036 or robynnalbert@hotmail.com

2/21 (Sun) App Gap to Molly Stark Balcony
This is a short but steep hike to an overlook with a stunning view of Camels Hump. We will start at the top of Appalachian Gap and over the summit of Molly Stark Mountain to the viewpoint, returning the way we came. Snowshoes and/or microspikes will be required depending on the conditions. Moderate hike, but steep; 2.6 miles, 600’ elevation gain. Pam Gillis, gillis1986@gmail.com

2/27 (Sat) Indian Brook Reservoir
Let’s go on an adventure within this natural area and learn about local history and wildlife. Moderate hike at a moderate pace, 5 miles, 500’ elevation gain. Group limit 8. Please contact leader by 2/24. Adam Heckle – preferred contact aheckle@uvm.edu (but here’s my number: 233-8091).

2/28 (Sun) Cross Country Ski Loop in Little River State Park
This is one of my favorite “free” skiing routes. We will park at Waterbury Dam, ski the park road to the Stevenson Brook Trail, follow it to a snowmobile trail, then finish with a long downhill glide on the Dalley Loop Trail. Easy to moderate, 5 miles. Group limit 8. Mary Lou Recor, 660-2834 or mlrecor@myfairpoint.net

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