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Sat, Jul 16: Paddling, Tupper Lake to the Wild Center On the Raquette River. Exploratory. 5 miles RT, Level 2-3 depending on wind. Boat rentals available. Options include swimming and/or supper afterward. Contact John Barron, (613) 828-2296 or johnbarron@sympatico.ca

Sat, Jul 23: Paddle Upper Chateauguay Lake We’ll launch at the Narrows and head up the west side of the lake about 4 miles to the South Inlet wetlands, have lunch, look for a place to swim, and tour the lake on the way back. PFD’s must be worn. Moderate to Strenuous. Contact Tom Ortmeyer (315-265-8219, tortmeye@gmail.com) for details.

Sat, Jul 30: Moxham Mountain We will explore the trail to this rocky ridge summit near Minerva, NY. We will encounter several overlooks along the way with scenic views of Gore Mountain. There are steep cliffs on the summit, so beware! 5.4 miles RT, elevation gain 1152. Level 3. Contact Marianne Hebert, hebertm@potsdam.edu (315) 265-0756.

Sat, Aug 13: Trip Leader Training Hike We’ll walk and talk at Lampson Falls for a couple of hours. Pick up some tips for selecting, describing, and leading a hike for ADK. Being a trip leader is not only a valuable service to the chapter, it gives you the choice of what to do and where to go! Easy. Level 1. Members only. John Omohundro, 315-244-9131.

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2016 Photo Contest Announced
Photos taken between Oct 1, 2015 and Sept 30, 2016 may be entered in the Laurentian Chapter’s 2016 photo contest. Winners will be announced at the fall annual meeting. Photos submitted from chapter outings are also automatically entered. Photos will be judged in six categories: landscape, nature, action, artistic, people, and portrait.

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Previous Outings
Paddle/Sail Carry Falls Reservoir. (Sat, Jun 11,2016)
Cancelled due to unusually cold weather. ...
Robert Moses State Park Bike and Hike (June 4, 2016)
We had a lovely day at Robert Moses State Park. We started the day at Eisenhower Lock where there wa ...
Mt Colden Hike (May 28, 2016)
An early threat of thunderstorms evolved to a warm but enjoyable sunny day for hiking. Regrettably t ...
Lampson Falls Clean-up (Sat, May 21, 2016)
Seven folks enjoyed a lovely spring hike to the falls. Many fellow hikers of all ages, with children ...

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