Outings for December 2019

12/1 (Sun) Stowe Pinnacle
We’ll climb to the open summit of Stowe Pinnacle with views of Stowe and Mt Mansfield. Moderate hike. 2.8 miles. 1520′ elevation gain. Kim Farone, kfarone@yahoo.com.

12/7 (Sat) Ethan Allen Homestead Bird Monitoring Walk
We’ll meet 8:30am-10:30am at Ethan Allen Homestead to explore this beautiful property and it’s winter residents. Easy walk. 2 miles. Juli Tyson, jstyson17@gmail.com.

12/8 (Sun) Butler Lodge via Nebraska Notch
This hike is full.

Starting from Stevensville, we will hike the Nebraska Notch Trail to the Long Trail, then follow it to Butler Lodge and return along the Butler Lodge trail. Moderate hike/snowshoe. Moderate pace. 6.2 miles. 1700′ elevation gain. Group limit 10. David Hathaway, david.hathaway.78@gmail.com or 899-9982.

12/14 (Sat) Adirondack Surprise!
Count on a 14-15 hour day from A to B with eats and libations planned post-hike! Experienced fast-paced hikers only, please. I’ll think up a fun mountain as date draws near or feel free to share with me what you may want to summit! No dogs allowed and plan on an early VT leave time due to tight parking at many trailheads. Difficult hike. Strong pace. 10-12 miles. Group limit 8. Robynn Albert, robynnalbert@hotmail.com.

12/15 (Sun) Harrington’s View
Climb the Duck Brook trail and LT to Harrington’s View with views of Champlain and Bolton Valleys. Moderate hike. Moderate pace. 6.6 miles. 1600′ elevation gain. Group limit 12. Jonathan Breen, ghostman2651@gmail.com or 318-8104.

12/21 (Sat) Mystery hike
Contact the trip leader for more information. Moderate/difficult hike. Wes Volk, wesvolk@gmail.com.

12/29 (Sun) Mt Abraham
We’ll climb Mt Abe via the Battell Trail. Spikes and snowshoes required. Moderate/difficult hike/snowshoe. Moderate pace. 5.8 miles. 2500′ elevation gain. Group limit 10. Jill George, jillghiker@gmail.com.

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