The planned hike to Cantilever Rock was changed to a walk along the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail due to the early mud season this year and the consequent early closing of trails on Mt Mansfield. We met at 9 AM at the trail parking area on route 15 just east of the roundabout in Jeffersonville, and got on the trail around 9:10.

The skies were still overcast and it was cold enough for hats and gloves as we started walking east along the trail, but the sun came out after a little less than an hour. We had a leisurely stroll, turned around about after about 4.5 miles, at the point where the rail crosses route 15, and got back to the cars around 12:45.

Jack Lutz, Kevin Barry, Orion Greene (dog), David Hathaway (leader).