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Sun, Apr 2: Road walk on the Dean Road We will celebrate the first Sunday in April with a walk on the unpaved Dean Road along the Middle Branch of the Grasse River. Distance will be around 6 miles. Level 3. Moderate. Contact Tom Ortmeyer, 315-244-3707 or tortmeye@gmail.com.

Sun, Apr 16: Annual Spring Waterfall Walk on Tooley Pond Road Bring your dogs, your parents and your kids to this annual extravaganza. Don’t forget your camera and remember that snow may still be possible in these woods. Expect to walk about 4 miles in total split among several short hikes to waterfalls on the South Branch of the Grasse River. Level 2. Contact Blair Madore 315-261-0751 or madorebf@potsdam.edu.

Sat, Apr 22: Earth Day Hike Celebrate the biosphere on Earth Day by climbing little Pinnacle Mountain, near Santa Clara. 4.5 miles RT, much of it on a woods road, with total 450 feet elevation gain. Nice views on ledges at the summit. Bring a text or image about the earth, conservation, nature, etc. to share during lunch. North Woods and Laurentian chapter members only. Level 2. John and Susan Omohundro, 315-244-9131.

Sun, Apr 23: Spring Potluck Community Room, First Presbyterian Church, Potsdam. Arrive between 5 and 5:30 PM, supper at 5:45 PM. Bring a dish to share and your own tableware. Supper will be followed by a presentation on “Hiking in the Canadian Rockies” by Art Boni. Contact Tom Wheeler at 315-386-2482 or northflow@gmail.com.

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

Previous Outings
Snowshoeing to Trombley Landing (Mar. 11, 2017)
Cancelled due to cold weather. ...
Saranac Six - Scarface (Sat. Feb. 25, 2017)
Cancelled-bad weather.. ...
Higley Flow State Park (Feb 18, 2017)
Conditions were perfect - deep snow, excellent trail grooming and track setting, and warm sunny weat ...
Intro to Snow Shoeing (Sun. Feb. 12,2017)
TL Rose Rivezzi and David Trithart. Much more snow for this outing made trying out snowshoes and exp ...

Visit our Backtracks page for additional trip photos and reports.

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