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Sat, Dec 16: Annual Early Season Hike/Ski/Snowshoe at Higley Flow State Park Bring your kids, their grandparents, and your leashed dogs to this annual romp. We’ll ski or snowshoe or hike as the conditions permit for about 2-3 miles followed by a cookout at the Warm Brook Lean-To. I’ll supply the hot dogs and hot chocolate. Level,1 Easy. Contact Blair Madore, madorebf@potsdam.edu or 315-261-0751.

Mon, Jan 1: New Year's Day Potluck and Outing Spend the afternoon walking, snowshoeing or skiing with Laurentian Chapter members. Outdoor activities start at 2:00pm and continue all afternoon until dark, snacks about 4:00pm. Details forthcoming. Contact Tom Wheeler at 315-386-2482 or northflow@gmail.com.

Sat, Jan 6: Robert Moses State Park A highlight will be the brand new Eugene L. Nicandri Nature Center which opened this year. Trails suitable for both skiing and snowshoeing and we hope to do a little of both. Bring lunch to enjoy indoors at the Nature Center. Beginners and children welcome, and beginner-level instruction available. Snowshoes and skis available for loan on site. 3 miles, Level 1. Very easy. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296 or johnbarron@sympatico.ca.

Sat, Jan 27: Snowshoe Wellesley Island State Park We will explore the trails and visit the newly renovated Nature Center (if it is open). Bring lunch. 3-6 miles RT depending on the will of the group. Level 2-3. Contact Marianne Hebert at 315-265-0756 or hebertm@potsdam.edu.

More Laurentian Chapter events

All-Club Outing Calendar listing all outings from all chapters. If our chapter isn’t going there soon, another chapter may be.

Previous Outings
Educational Affiliate Program Leadership Workshop (Nov 11, 2017)
This year's workshop took place on a dry, sunny, but cold day with light snow and some icy patches o ...
Murphy's Point Provincial Park (Nov 4, 2017)
Seasonally cool, pleasant weather. We enjoyed the tour of the above-ground structures of the old Sil ...
Hiking along the St. Regis in Nicholville (Oct 28, 2017)
A very Novemberish day here in Nicholville. How lucky we were to have such a lovely day to introduce ...
Trail Maintenance Weekend (Oct 21, 2017)
Many students from SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Canton, and Hermon-DeKalb Central School joined organizer Mark ...

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North Wind
North Wind

The Laurentian Chapter’s quarterly newsletter in pdf format
Trail Guide

Some of our favorite trails
Kids on the Trail!

A Challenge to Encourage Hiking With Our Children
Laurentian Loon
About Us

Mission & bylaws; the Laurentian Loon
Outing Forms
Outing Forms

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