Outings for June 2017

6/3 (Sat) National Trails Day – WORK TRIP CANCELED
Thanks to all the folks who turned out for our May work trips, we’ve completed all our planned work. So go out and enjoy the trails we’ve all been working to clear!

6/4 (Sun) Camels Hump via Monroe Trail
Starting from the Couching Lion Farm Site in Duxbury, we will climb the Monroe Trail to the summit of Camel’s Hump and return the same way. Difficult hike. Moderate pace. 6.8 miles. 2700′ elevation gain. Group limit 10. David Hathaway, david.hathaway.78@gmail.com or 899-9982.

6/11 (Sun) Champlain Trail Network, NY
We’ll take the ferry from Charlotte to Essex and walk on a trail (to be determined later) in the Champlain Area Trail network in NY. Easy hike. Beth Ruskai, ruskai@member.ams.org.

6/17 (Sat) Appalachian Gap to Stark Nest
Moved to 6/25.

6/17 (Sat) Young Adventurers Club
The Young Adventurers Club will meet in a location tbd for play and exploration of local trails at a family-friendly pace. Please contact the leader for more details. Michelle Connor, colem2003@hotmail.com.

6/18 (Sun) Camels Hump via Bamforth Ridge
Substitute leader needed – subject to cancellation if none is found.
We’ll take the Long Trail from the Winooski River to the summit of Camels Hump, and then descend via the Monroe Trail. Difficult hike. 9.6 miles. 4000′ elevation gain.

6/24 (Sat) Waterbury Reservoir Paddle
Enjoy an easy two to three hour paddle on the Waterbury Reservoir near Waterbury Center. We will access the reservoir via the boat launch at the dam, from the less-used access off Little River Road and Rt. 2. Contact trip leader for meet-up time and directions but please take note – this outings leader is not an early riser 😉 Perfect weather guaranteed or double your money back. Easy paddle. Group limit 8. Substitute trip leader: David Hathaway, david.hathaway.78@gmail.com or 899-9982.

6/25 (Sun) Appalachian Gap to Stark Nest
Moved from 6/17.
From the Appalachian Gap we’ll climb steeply to the Starks Nest and return. Moderate hike. 6 miles. 1200′ elevation gain. Lee Wrigley, leerwrigley@myfairpoint.net.

6/25 (Sun) North Country Trail in New York, possible overnight
Lets carpool to New York and explore access points to the NCT in designated wilderness areas. Lean to’s available for overnights! Moderate hike. Moderate pace. 10 miles. 500′ elevation gain. Group limit 8. Contact leader by 6/15. Adam Heckle, 802-233-8091 or theheckle@hotmail.com.

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