Sat, Mar 25: Snowshoe at the Indian Creek Nature Center We will plan to hike the Upland trail which leads through a very interesting and sometimes dense woodland. 3 miles RT. Easy. Level 1. Contact Tom Wheeler at 315-386-2482.
Sun, Apr 2: Road walk on the Dean Road We will celebrate the first Sunday in April with a walk on the unpaved Dean Road along the Middle Branch of the Grasse River. Distance will be around 6 miles. Level 3. Moderate. Contact Tom Ortmeyer, 315-244-3707 or email@example.com.
Sun, Apr 16: Annual Spring Waterfall Walk on Tooley Pond Road Bring your dogs, your parents and your kids to this annual extravaganza. Don’t forget your camera and remember that snow may still be possible in these woods. Expect to walk about 4 miles in total split among several short hikes to waterfalls on the South Branch of the Grasse River. Level 2. Contact Blair Madore 315-261-0751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat, Apr 22: Earth Day Hike Celebrate the biosphere on Earth Day by climbing little Pinnacle Mountain, near Santa Clara. 4.5 miles RT, much of it on a woods road, with total 450 feet elevation gain. Nice views on ledges at the summit. Bring a text or image about the earth, conservation, nature, etc. to share during lunch. North Woods and Laurentian chapter members only. Level 2. John and Susan Omohundro, 315-244-9131.
All-Club Outing Calendar listing all outings from all chapters. If our chapter isn’t going there soon, another chapter may be.
Great Lakes Water Level Plan Approved
The water level regulation plan for the St. Lawrence River & Lake Ontario approved in December 2016 should result in a more natural ecosystem and increased fish production. However, elevated mercury levels in fish may also result.
Planning Week-long September Outing to Mt Carleton, NB
Hike the rough, rounded summits and paddle the streams and lakes of Mt Carleton Provincial Park, New Brunswick’s large, lightly-used park just over the border from Maine.
2017 Photo Contest Opens
Photos taken between 10/1/2016 and 9/30/2017 on topics of interest to the Adirondack Mountain Club and Laurentian chapter are eligible. Winners will be announced at the Laurentian Chapter annual meeting in November.