Outings for October, 2021

10/2 (Sat) Mansfield Forehead – CANCELLED
Mountain weather forecast calls for heavy rain, so the hike is cancelled.
From Stevensville road we hike up Butler Lodge and Wampahoofus Trails to the forehead. We’ll then return via the Maple Ridge and Frost Trails. Difficult hike. moderate pace. 6.9 miles. 2600′ elevation gain. Group limit 10. Contact leader by 9/30. David Hathaway, david.hathaway.78@gmail.com or 802-899-9982.

10/3 (Sun) Camel’s Hump via Monroe  – CANCELLED
Weather forecast calls for rain, so the hike is cancelled.
From the Couching Lion Farm Site in Duxbury, we’ll climb Camel’s Hump via the Monroe Trail and return. Difficult hike. 6.2 miles. 2700′ elevation gain. Contact leader by 10/1. Substitute leader Jonathan Breen, ghostman2651@gmail.com or 802-318-8104.

10/9 (Sat) Prospect Rock
This hike is full.
From Rt 15 we’ll follow the Long Trail north, crossing the Lamoille River and then continuing up to take in the views from Prospect Rock. Easy hike. relaxed pace. 3 miles. 550′ elevation gain. Group limit 10. Contact leader by 10/7. David Hathaway, david.hathaway.78@gmail.com or 802-899-9982.

10/10 (Sun) Lincoln Peak via Mt.Abe
Mt. Lincoln via Lincoln Gap and Mt. Abraham. Contact trip leader for start time and meeting place. Moderate hike. moderate pace. 6.8 miles. 1800′ elevation gain. Group limit 10. Jonathan Breen, ghostman2651@gmail.com or 802-318-8104.

10/16 (Sat) Mt. Hunger
Hike up to Mt. Hunger via the Waterbury side and back down. If there is majority interest visit White Rocks. Difficult hike. moderate pace. 4.2 miles. 2200′ elevation gain. Wes Volk, wesvolk@gmail.com or 802-355-4135.

10/17 (Sun) Stowe Pinnacle – CANCELLED
Cancelled because trip leader lives in Canada and cannot yet cross the border.
We’ll climb Stowe Pinnacle for views of Stowe, Mt.Mansfield, and the Little River valley. Moderate hike. 3.6 miles. 1350′ elevation gain.

10/23 (Sat) Snake Mountain  THIS OUTING IS POSTPONED
(I will be joining the Puffer Lodge work outing and cannot lead this trip. Please consider joining the Puffer outing or joining my 10/30 Raven Ridge outing – which is great for kids, too.)
Thanks Ted

Great for beginners, kids, dogs or anyone needing to ‘stretch their legs’. This is a rewarding wilderness summit. Snake Mountain (on the Addison – Weybridge town line, off of Rt. 22A) offers an interesting history, open views, a unique natural lake close to the summit, and easy walking along an old carriage road. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to join. Easy hike. relaxed pace. 3.6 miles. 900′ elevation gain. Ted Albers, ted@ted-albers.net.

10/24 (Sun) Libby’s Lookout
Hike in the Preston Pond conservation area of West Bolton to Libby’s Lookout. Easy hike. leisurely pace. 3-4 miles. 500′ elevation gain. Group limit 12. Jonathan Breen, ghostman2651@gmail.com or 802-318-8104.

10/30 (Sat) Raven Ridge
An easy loop hike in the Raven Ridge Natural Area in Monkton. Great views from the ridge, possible wildlife, and caves with a unique and fascinating geology. Bring the children! Easy hike. 2 miles. 400′ elevation gain. Ted Albers, ted@ted-albers.net.

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