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Sat, Oct 25: Hike Johns Brook Lodge area Depending on conditions we will hike into Johns Brook Lodge with a short trip up Short Job, a small prominence with excellent views of the great range. A bit of history thrown in as we go and an introduction to the trailheads and the JBL property. About 8 miles altogether. Level 4, strenuous. Contact Tom Wheeler at 315-386-2482 or northflow@gmail.com.

Sat, Oct 25: Back Country Trail Work Day Trip. Help build and maintain our local trails. Work site locations may include: Stone Valley, The Red Sandstone Trail, The Rock Climbing site at South Colton, and Mount Azure. Projects may include: building new section of trail, building a timber frame bridge, cutting new bench along side slopes, clearing brush, and picking up litter, and installing trail markers. Beginners and experienced trail workers alike are encouraged to help build and maintain our local trails. Difficulty level will depend on projects that you are involved in, some projects will be very strenuous, other projects such as installing trail markers are easy. Bring items listed on the Day Trip List; meet at 8:00am at 224 Lenny Road. Contact: Mark Simon simonm@potsdam.edu or 267-3130. Levels vary Easy to Very Difficult.

Sun, Oct 26: Azure Mt. Hike and Rock Work. We will climb Azure and enjoy the views and fire tower before spending time relocating rocks hikers have carried up the mountain. Bring along 2 cloth/canvas bags to carry the rocks. 2 miles round trip to the top and extra half mile or so in rock hauling. Level 1, easy. Contact Mike McLean at 315-262-2564 or mpmclean@twcny.rr.com.

Sun, Oct 26: Malone Snow Geese Return Date depends on when the birds come in; any date change will be posted on the website. This year we’ll go up in the afternoon, take a walk in the park and watch the spectacular evening display as the Snow Geese come back to settle on the Salmon River. Plan to stop for dinner on the way home. Level l. Ann Spencer 379-1383.

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