Sat, Nov 5: Map and Compass Class Bought a compass but not sure how to use it? Lack of practice made you rusty? Totally lost and want to be found? Here’s the solution: attend this basic M and C course. We’ll practice map-to-compass and vice versa, concluding with a short bushwhack, probably at Higley State Park. Bring compass and a snack, you’ll be home for late lunch (we hope!). Members only. Easy. John Omohundro, 315-244-9131.
Sat, Nov 12: Azure Mountain “Hike and Dine” We’ll do a late season climb of Azure Mountain, followed by a late lunch at a local restaurant. Depending on conditions, microspikes or similar footwear may be required. 2 miles RT, 944 elevation gain. Level 2. Contact Tom Ortmeyer (315-265-8219, firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
Sun, Nov 13: Annual Meeting and Fall Pot Luck at the First Presbyterian Church on the Park, 17 Park St., Canton. Bring a dish to share and your own tableware. Arrive at 5:00 PM for supper to start promptly at 5:30. Photo contest results will be announced. Guest speaker Pete Hickey, head Trailmaster of the Adirondack 46ers, will describe their trail construction and maintenance program.
Sat, Dec 3: Cooper Marsh Conservation Area “Hike and Dine” On the Ontario side of the St. Lawrence, thirty minutes east of Cornwall. A couple of hours of easy walking on trails and boardwalks through wetlands. Level 1. Hiking or snowshoeing depending on surface conditions. Children welcome. Optional late lunch/early supper at Truffles Burger Bar in Cornwall. Contact John Barron at (613) 828-2296 or email@example.com
All-Club Outing Calendar listing all outings from all chapters. If our chapter isn’t going there soon, another chapter may be.
Laurentian Chapter Candidates Announced
The Nominating Committee proposes candidates for VP - Conservation, VP - Outings, VP - Membership, and Treasurer. Vote will be held at the Chapter’s annual meeting Sunday November 13
2017 Eastern Canada Extended Outings Being Planned
The Laurentian Chapter is considering two outings of about a week to eastern Canada in late August – mid-September 2017: hiking the High Gaspe, QC, and hiking/paddling at Mt. Carleton Provincial Park, NB