Outings for May 2022

5/1 (Sun) Little Otter Creek to Lake Champlain Paddle
This easy 5 mile (round trip) paddle in Ferrisburgh just south of Lewis Creek and takes us through the Little Otter Creek Management Area so we might see some wildlife. We will put in at the ‘South Slang’ Fish & Wildlife access point off of Hawkins Road. Carpooling will be difficult with boats but email me for the meetup time and location. Ted Albers, ted@ted-albers.net.

5/7 (Sat) Spring Trail Work
Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30 AM. Moderate work hike. Slow-moderate pace. 5-10 miles. 1000-2000′ elevation gain. Paul Beliveau, pbeliveau@gmail.com. Scott Albertson, scottalb11@gmail.com.

5/8 (Sun) Green River Reservoir
We’ll paddle around the islands and shores of the Green River Reservoir, looking out for loons, kingfishers, beaver dams, and more. Group limit 6 boats. David Hathaway, david.hathaway.78@gmail.com or 899-9982.

5/14 (Sat) Spring Trail Work
Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30 AM. Moderate work hike. Slow-moderate pace. 5-10 miles. 1000-2000′ elevation gain. Paul Beliveau, pbeliveau@gmail.com. Scott Albertson, scottalb11@gmail.com.

5/21 (Sat) Spring Trail Work
Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30 AM. Moderate work hike. Slow-moderate pace. 5-10 miles. 1000-2000′ elevation gain. Paul Beliveau, pbeliveau@gmail.com. Scott Albertson, scottalb11@gmail.com.

5/22 (Sun) Molly Stark’s Balcony
We will follow the Beane Trail to Birch Glen Camp in hopes of finding a patch of lady slippers, then head south on the Long Trail to Molly Stark’s Balcony in hopes of finding Molly Stark. Our reward will be a view of Camel’s Hump. Moderate hike. 5.6 miles. Mary Lou Recor, mlrecor@myfairpoint.net or 802-660-2834.

5/28 (Sat) Spring Trail Work
Help clear the Long Trail (and some side trails). Bring work gloves, lunch, water. Tools provided or bring your own. Meet at Richmond Park & Ride (Exit 11) at 8:30 AM. Moderate work hike. Slow-moderate pace. 5-10 miles. 1000-2000′ elevation gain. Paul Beliveau, pbeliveau@gmail.com. Scott Albertson, scottalb11@gmail.com.

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