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Sat, Jun 23: Paddle/Sail Carry Falls Reservoir (Canoes only) We’ll paddle from Jamestown falls north to the Carry Falls Dam (about 5 miles). We’ll bring tarps/ropes and poles to rig temporary sails if wind conditions permit. Direction of travel may also reverse depending on wind. Expect a great day of play and exploration on this large body of water. Level 3. Contact Blair Madore 315-261-0751 or madorebf@potsdam.edu for details.

Sun, Jun 24: OK Slip Falls OK Slip Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in the Adirondacks, located a bit beyond Indian Lake. The trail features good views of the falls and the surrounding mountains. The trail is 6.8 miles round trip. An additional 1.6 miles rt will take you to a gorge on the Hudson River. Level 3. Contact Tom Ortmeyer, 315-244-3707, tortmeye@gmail.com for details.

Sat, Jul 14: Paddling in Newcomb Lake Harris, Rich Lake, and the headwaters of the Hudson River. Several possible points of interest including Great Camp Santanoni Gatehouse Complex and SUNY ESF Adirondack Interpretive Center. Boat rentals available. Level 2, easy. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296 or johnbarron@sympatico.ca.

Wed, Jul 18: Evening paddle in Madrid We’ll meet at 5pm for an evening paddle upstream from the Municipal park in Madrid. Rental kayaks may be available. Level 2. Contact Tom Ortmeyer, 315-244-3707, tortmeye@gmail.com for details.

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Previous Outings
Hike around Massawepie Lake (Jun 2, 2018)
A cloudy morning evolved into a beautiful sunny afternoon. The trails were a bit muddy, and we were ...
Haystack of Ray Brook (May 26, 2018)
Under a borderline weather forecast, several people cancelled out hours before the trip. Two of us m ...
Cycling in Ottawa (May 20, 2018)
We postponed one day on account of rain. The new day started cool and very windy, and improved to wa ...
Bicycle Trip Canton to Upper and Lower Lakes Bird Conservation Area (May 5, 2018)
We headed west from Canton to the Grass River, where we took the old road between the river and the ...

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