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Sun, Sep 24: Baxter Mountain Hiking with kids. This is a short and mostly gentle hike to a good picnic spot with views of Keene Valley, the Great Range, and Mt. Marcy. Round-trip 2.2 miles, elevation change 770 ft. Level 3. Contact Maria Fernandez de Alaiza, marfagm@yahoo.com, 786-291-3473 or Marianne Hebert, 315-265-0756, hebertm@potsdam.edu.

Sun, Oct 1: Owl's Head of Long Lake This is a fire tower peak, with views accordingly. Pace slow to moderate. 6.5 miles RT, 1200 feet of gain. Level 3 plus. Optional supper at the Adirondack Hotel dining room. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296johnbarron@sympatico.ca by Friday September 29.

Fri, Oct 6 - Mon, Oct 9: 40th Annual ADK LI Columbus Day Weekend in the High Peaks Enjoy the Fall foliage with the Long Island Chapter, accommodations at the ADK Loj, hikes at all levels. Registration and costs on pg. 11: tinyurl.com/ADK-LI-40. Contact Cathy Stare (cstare@yahoo.com) to confirm availability and reserve a spot.

Sat, Oct 7: Fall foliage hike to Boreas Ponds Curious about the newly acquired Boreas Ponds Tract area? This will be pleasant walk along the dirt road to the Boreas Ponds, with spectacular views of the high peaks. No major elevation changes though there are a few ups and downs. 7.2 miles RT. Level 3. Contact Marianne Hebert 315-265-0756 or hebertm@potsdam.edu.

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Previous Outings
Ancient Pines and Jackrabbit Trail (Sept 16, 2017)
‘Twas a sunny, warm day as we reached the ancient pines by a short bushwhack. Each old survivor, o ...
Landon Bay Centre (Sept 9, 2017)
The outing was somewhat like a shortish hike and somewhat like a longer-than-average nature walk. We ...
Canoe down the Grass River (Aug 20, 2017)
Cancelled ...
Mountain Bike to Burntbridge Pond (Aug 13, 2017)
Tom Ortmeyer (TL) ...

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