12/2 (Sat) Adirondack Surprise!!
Can’t wrap my head around what we’ll do right now, many to choose from, trip leader will decide as date draws closer. Count on a 14-15 hour day from A to B with eats and libations planned post-hike with a fireplace to boot! Experienced fast-paced hikers only, please. Difficult hike. Strong pace. 10-12 miles. Robynn Albert, robynnalbert@hotmail.com.

12/3 (Sun) Butler Lodge via Nebraska Notch
Starting from Stevensville, we will hike the Nebraska Notch Trail to the Long Trail, then follow it to Butler Lodge and return along the Butler Lodge trail. Moderate snowshoe. Moderate pace. 6.2 miles. 1700′ elevation gain. David Hathaway, david.hathaway.78@gmail.com or 899-9982.

12/17 (Sun) Sterling Pond from Smugglers Notch
Snowshoes? Microspikes? We will hike up from Route 108 in Smugglers Notch to Sterling Pond and have lunch at the pond or nearby on the porch of the Top of the Notch where the Smugg’s chairlifts unload. There are some pretty views looking north and east and perfect weather is guaranteed or double your money back. Moderate hike. Moderate pace. 4 miles. 1000′ elevation gain. Ted Albers, ted@ted-albers.net.

12/30 (Sat) Mt Hunger – CANCELED
Trip is canceled due to forecast of extreme cold temperatures.
We’ll hike up Mt. Hunger from the Waterbury Center side of the mountain. This trail goes up pretty steadily with some steep scrambles near the top. Moderate snowshoe. 4.4 miles. 2290′ elevation gain. Sheri Larsen, larsen007@aol.com or 878-6828.