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Sun, Dec 13: Early Winter Hike/Ski/Snowshoe at Higley Flow State Park. We’ll walk/ski/snowshoe as conditions permit for about 2 miles and include a campfire at the Beaver Pond Lean-To, hot dogs and marshmallows provided. You bring the kids, their grandparents, and the dogs (leashed of course). Contact madorebf@potsdam.edu, 315-265-0602.

Sat, Dec 19: Ski to Great Camp Santanoni A 10 mile RT ski on the access road to these historic structures just north of Newcomb. Grades are mainly easy. Bring lunch to have at the great camp. Level 3. Contact David Trithart, 315-265-8117, dtrithar@twcny.rr.com.

Wed, Dec 30: Ski to Grassy Pond A 3 hour outing, with lunch at the lean-to overlooking Grassy Pond. Trail crosses the Osgood River and features a beautiful mature pine forest for about 3 miles. Meet in Nicholville at 10:00 AM or at the Hayes Brook trailhead off SH 30 at 10:45am. Contact Lois and Duncan Cutter, 315-328-4675 for further information.

Fri, Jan 1: New Year’s Day at Clarkson Our annual New Year’s Day potluck will take place once again at the Adirondack Lodge at Clarkson University. There are no cooking facilities, so hors d’oeuvres and similar items that don’t require cooking or heating are standard. There will be short, easy walking, snowshoeing, or skiing tours on the scenic trails of the campus. Outdoor activities start by 2:00 and continue all afternoon until dark, snacks about 4:00 PM. Clarkson asks no pets indoors. Contact Tom Wheeler, 315-386-2482 or northflow@gmail.com.

More coming events

Previous Outings
Cranberry Lake 50 (Sept 26, 2015)
L - R on a new bridge built during National Trails Day in June 2015: Tom (TL) and Eileen Wheeler. Ph ...
Ampersand (Oct 4, 2015)
We had an ideal, sunny fall day to enjoy this classic hike. We marvelled at the trail construction t ...
Stone Valley Trail Work (Oct 24, 2015)
A very large turnout of students, faculty, and chapter members worked on projects at the Red Sandsto ...
EAP Leadership Course (Nov 14, 2015)
Presenters John Barron, Marianne Hebert, and Mark Lowell took six students from the SUNY Potsdam Edu ...

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