CANCELLED – Outings for April 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).
4/4 (Sat) Mystery hike
We’ll head out to enjoy the outdoors somewhere. Contact the trip leader to find out what and where, or check the website for updates. Moderate hike. Jonathan Breen, ghostman2651@gmail.com or 318-8104.

4/5 (Sun) Belvidere
From the Eden Crossing trailhead on VT 118 we’ll head north on the Long Trail and the Belvidere spur trail to the summit of Belvidere, where you can climb the firetower for a panoramic 360 degree view, Moderate hike. Moderate pace. 5.8 miles. 2100′ elevation gain. David Hathaway, david.hathaway.78@gmail.com or 899-9982.

4/11 (Sat) Mt. Philo
Spring (early spring, anyway) hike to the top of Mt Philo. This is a short climb to a gorgeous view across Lake Champlain. Easy hike. Leisurely pace. 3.5 miles. 900′ elevation gain. Dana Baron, dk.baron@comcast.net or 373-8613.

4/18 (Sat) Map & Compass
Learn how not to get lost in the woods. We’ll spend a little time learning some basic skills, then head out into the woods to practice them. Easy Workshop. Phil Hazen, philhazen@comcast.net or 355-7181.

4/19 (Sun) Burlington Urban Wildway
Explore Burlington’s recently opened Urban Wildway trail from Salmon Hole to Ethan Allen park. Distance and difficulty depend on whether we do a car drop or a round trip. Easy to moderate hike. 5.5 or 11 miles. Lisa Hardy, ndlisa827@aol.com.

4/26 (Sun) Little Otter Creek Paddle
Taking advantage of traditionally high springtime waters, we will paddle the Little Otter Creek wildlife management area in Ferrisburgh for a few hours. Prepare for a muddy put-in and take-outs! Ted Albers, ted@ted-albers.net.

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