Sat, Feb 13: Stone Valley Snowshoe/Hike Snowshoe/hike with crampons Stone Valley’s east side trail. Meet at the trailhead at 9 a.m. for this lovely local 3 plus mile outing. The ice formations associated with the river’s numerous waterfalls should be spectacular! For those interested lunch at the Hide-Away Café in Colton will follow the outing. Level 2. Contact: Gene & Carolyn Kaczka, firstname.lastname@example.org, (315) 265-4806.
Sat, Feb 13: Cancelled Haystack Mountain Snowshoe Mount Haystack is one of the Saranac Lake 6ers peaks near Lake Placid. Nice 180 degree views of Whiteface Mountain and the Saranac Lake chain. 6.6 miles round trip with 1300 foot elevation gain. Moderate pace. Level 4. Contact: Adam Gonyeau (518) 338-7207, email@example.com; or Eli Smith firstname.lastname@example.org, (315) 418-0693.
Sat, Feb 20: Snowshoe Mt. Arab This trail to the top is 1 mile long and gains about 700 feet in elevation. It is usually easier in winter than in summer! 2 miles RT. Level 2-3. Contact: Blair Madore, email@example.com, (315) 261 0751.
Sat, Feb 27: Skiing at Paul Smiths Visitor Information Center (VIC) A large and scenic network of groomed trails allows us to customize the route to a wide range of abilities. Equipment rentals available. Trail use fee. If renting, the total cost is a bargain. Roughly 10 miles, roughly level 3. Contact: John Barron, (613) 828-2296, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 Outdoors-Indoors Schedule Announced
Laurentian Chapter’s winter presentations on a variety of outdoor topics:
• Jan 17 — Avalanche Survival: A First-Hand Account
• Feb 7 — ADK Canoe Classic “The 90-Miler” Rescheduled to Feb 28
• Mar 13 — The Surprising Aquatic Life of Bogs
• Apr 17 — 8000 Miles from Home