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Sat, Feb 25: Saranac Six - Scarface This hike is 6.8 miles RT with a 1480’ ascent. Level 4. While there isn’t a summit view, this trail wanders through the forest and past several brooks, making it a beautiful winter hike. Contact Felicia Neahr (518) 321-4956 or felicia.neahr@gmail.com.

Sun, Feb 26: Rescheduled from Feb 19 Cloud Forest Birding in Montane Ecuador (Outdoors-Indoors). Ecuador, a country only twice the size of New York, has more than 1600 identified species of birds including over 130 species of hummingbird. Tom Wheeler will present pictures and experiences from birding Ecuador’s cloud forests, as well as scenes from Quito’s historic center. More details

Sun, Mar 5: Saranac Six - Baker Mountain Baker Mountain is the shortest climb of the Saranac 6ers. This trip is approximately 1.8 miles RT with 884’ ascent. Level 3. Contact Felicia Neahr (518) 321-4956 or felicia.neahr@gmail.com.

Sat, Mar 11: Snowshoeing to Trombley Landing 3.5 miles RT to a lean-to beside the Raquette River near Tupper Lake. Small hills but little change in elevation. Beginners and children welcome. Level 2. Contact John Barron, (613) 828-2296 or johnbarron@sympatico.ca.

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All-Club Outing Calendar listing all outings from all chapters. If our chapter isn’t going there soon, another chapter may be.

Previous Outings
Higley Flow State Park (Feb 18, 2017)
Conditions were perfect - deep snow, excellent trail grooming and track setting, and warm sunny weat ...
Lily Pond Snowshoe (Feb 2, 2017)
After a short trek down the Gold Mine Road on a groomed snowmobile trail, we did the first sign in ...
Red Sandstone Trail on Martin Luther King Day (Jan 16, 2017)
Near the Day Use Area at the northern end of Sugar Island, L-R: Shara Peets, Randy Saumier, John Ste ...
Deer Pond Loop Ski (Jan 11, 2017)
Rain overnight forced us to carry the whole panoply of gear to the trailhead, uncertain if we could ...

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