Niquette Bay State Park opens at 10 a.m., so we all paid our fees or showed park passes and met shortly after opening hours. We walked out on the Ledges […]
Nine of us met at the winter parking lot at Mt. Elmore State Park for a loop hike to the summit of Mt. Elmore. It was quite chilly, so we […]
We met at Richmond Park and Ride and drove to the trailhead in Middlesex. Since the hike over Mt. Hunger and White Rocks from Middlesex is a loop hike, we […]
The leader did not receive any inquiries about the hike from the GMC Burlington Burlington Section members. But she did send out an email to friends telling them about the […]
Several people had signed up for the annual wildflower hike, but we all decided not to go out in the rain and cold (low 40 degrees temperature). There is another […]
There was a lot of interest in this hike, but in the end we had a group of seven experienced hikers. Some of us carpooled from Hinesburg while the others […]
It’s always hard to figure out which weekend will be the peak wildflower weekend each year. Usually the very end of April and early May are good, so I selected […]
Three days before the hike, I got my first inquiry about the hike. But, when it became clearer that the weather would be good on Saturday, the number of participants […]
When I signed up in July to lead a hike on December 19, I had no idea what kind of weather or hiking conditions we would encounter. As the date […]
The four of us met at the Stevensville Trailhead in Underhill and hiked Frost and Maple Ridge Trails up to the Forehead. The weather cooperated with mostly sunny skis, reasonable […]
In the week before the hike, the trip leader had visited Niquette Bay State Park twice to see whether any wildflowers were in bloom and hadn’t seen many. But, with […]
In years past, the peak time for wildflowers at Niquette Bay State Park has been the last weekend in April. On previous hikes during this weekend, we have seen twenty […]