Young Adventurers Club: Russell Greene Natural Area

We will meet at Russell Greene Natural Area off 104A in Fairfax. This lot does not have an address but is on Highbridge Road west of Arrowhead Lake public access (https://www.townofgeorgia.com/media/856). This is an approximate two mile out and back trail with some elevated sections. Dress for nonactive warmth as younger participants will be encouraged […]

Burnt Rock

From Fayston we'll take the Hedgehog Brook Trail and Long Trail north to Burnt Rock summit and back. Beautiful open ledges and summit with excellent views. Microspikes and snowshoes with good traction required. Poles recommended for water crossings.Difficult Hike/snowshoe, Moderate to strong pace. 5.2 miles. 2100' elevation gain.Group limit 10.Contact leader by 1/26.

Mansfield Ridge

From Underhill State Park we’ll head up Sunset Ridge to the Mansfield Chin (summit), then follow the ridge to the Forehead and return via Maple Ridge and the CCC road.Difficult Hike/snowshoe, Moderate pace. 9 miles. 2600' elevation gain.Group limit 10.Contact leader by 2/1.

Belvidere Summit & Fire Tower

Hike to the fire tower with a view of the NEK to Mansfield. Sheltered from the wind by trees until the summit. A favorite for a good winter hike. Moderate to difficult Hike/snowshoe, Moderate pace. 6 miles. 2000' elevation gain.Group limit 12.Contact leader by 2/9.

Mt. Abraham

From Lincoln we'll take the Battell Trail and Long Trail north to Mt Abraham summit and back. Beautiful alpine summit with excellent views. Microspikes and snowshoes with good traction required. Difficult Hike/snowshoe, Moderate pace. 5.8 miles. 2500' elevation gain. Group limit 10. Contact leader by 2/23.

Skylight Pond, Breadloaf Mountain, and Mount Wilson

This is a difficult out and back starting from the Skylight Pond trailhead. We will take the Skylight Pond trail to Skylight Pond. From the pond we will take the Long Trail to Breadloaf Mountain and Mount Wilson. Microspikes, a headlamp/flashlight, and snowshoes are required. Please, experienced hikers only. Please carpool for this hike. There […]

CANCELLED – Young Adventurers Club: Knights Island State Park

Cancelled due to lack of safe ice. We will meet on the ice in City Bay across from Hero’s Welcome in North Hero. Hero’s Welcome is located at 3537 US Route, North Hero (https://greaticevt.org/). This 3.4 mile out and back hike is an opportunity to walk to an island. This is a longer distance for […]

LaPlatte River Snowshoe in Shelburne

LaPlatte River Snowshoe (or micro-spikes) Follow the LaPlatte River Marsh Natural area, the Shelburne Bay Clarke Trail and perhaps some of the Ti-Haul trail, all in Shelburne. Total distance to be determined by the group depending on the trails we take but will be between four and six miles, mostly flat. This is a chance […]

CANCELLED – Mt. Colden via Lake Arnold Trail(ADK)

Cancelled due to -40 wind chill forecast.   We will start from the Adirondack Loj and make our way to Marcy Dam and then Mt. Colden via the Lake Arnold Trail. Mt Colden is well placed in the High Peaks with excellent views in all directions. All participants should be experienced winter hikers with the […]

Hunger and White Rock

From the trailhead in Middlesex, we'll do a loop hike over Mt. Hunger and White Rock. Microspikes and snowshoes with good traction required.Difficult Hike/snowshoe, Moderate to strong pace. 6.5 miles. 2100' elevation gain.Group limit 10.Contact leader by 3/8.

CANCELLED – Cannon Mountain Loop (NH)

Cancelled due to extensive ice on the trails.   We will start from the Cannon Mountain ski center lot and ascend Cannon via the Kinsman Ridge Trail. The summit of Cannon is only a couple miles from the lot, but it can be a steep ascent at times, and depending on conditions can be icy. […]

Bear Den and Dial Mountains (Adirondacks)

This is a difficult out and back hike starting from the Roaring Brook parking lot. We will walk along the Ausable Club and Lake Roads before taking the H.G. Leach trail to Bear Den Mountain. We will continue along the trail until we reach the summit of Dial Mountain. Micro spikes, headlamp/flashlight, and snowshoes are […]