CANCELLED – Outings for March 2020

The GMC is cancelling all in person meetings and outings and closing the Waterbury visitor center through the end of April due to concerns over COVID-19 (the Corona virus).

3/8 (Sun) Laraway Ice Tour
This trip is full.

From the Long Trail parking on Codding Hollow Road we’ll follow the Long Trail up to see the ice formations on the rock wall below the Laraway summit, continue to the Laraway Lookout, and return. Microspikes absolutely required, as the ice below the cliffs can be extensive, and snowshoes required since the trail may not be well packed. Moderate snowshoe. moderate pace. 4.5 miles. 1600′ elevation gain. David Hathaway, or 899-9982.

3/14 (Sat) Mt Hunger & The Reservoir
A pre-St Patricks Day ascent of Mt Hunger, followed by a side trip to The Reservoir in Waterbury. Moderate snowshoe. 4.5 miles. 2250′ elevation gain. Phil Hazen, or 355-7181.

3/21 (Sat) Camels Hump via Monroe Trail
The Monroe Trail starts at the end of North Duxbury’s Crouching Lion parking lot, at the end of Camel’s Hump Road which is off of River Road. Difficult snowshoe. moderate pace. 6 miles. 2600′ elevation gain. Suzanne Daningburg,

3/22 (Sun) Mt Moosilauke via Benton Trail (NH)
The Benton Trail follows an old bridal path from the west to the spectacular open summit of Mount Moosilauke and is perhaps the least taxing route to get there. Difficult snowshoe. 7.2 miles. 3100′ elevation gain. Group limit 8. Contact leader by 3/21. Mary Lou Recor, or 660-2834.

3/28 (Sat) Mt Ellen via Jerusalem Trail
We will ascend the Jerusalem Trail from Jim Dwire Road. When we hit the LT we will continue south to Mt. Ellen and return. Difficult snowshoe. moderate pace. 8.4 miles. 2400′ elevation gain. Group limit 12. Wes Volk,

3/29 (Sun) Moosalamoo, E. Middlebury
Lets meet for a hike to observe and discuss winter ecology and winter camping tips. Moderate snowshoe. moderate pace. 5 miles. 1000′ elevation gain. Group limit 6. Adam Heckle, or 233-8091.

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