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Thu, Mar 11: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Trail Roads We will walk the dirt roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. Social distancing and masks are required. If trails are icy, traction devices such as micro-spikes are recommended. Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the trail head parking lot located off the “Back Hannawa Road” (CR59) between Potsdam and Hannawa Falls. From Potsdam, at the intersection of RT 11 and Clarkson Ave (County Route 59), drive south for 2.5 miles. The dirt access road to the northern parking lot is on the left just past Sweeney Road. A blue trail sign marks the entrance and the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, hebertm3308@gmail.com, 315-265-0756 for information.

Sun, Mar 14: Outdoors Indoors - Ridiculous Adventures of a National Park Ranger Park Ranger and Potsdam College alum Kristi Rugg talks about her adventures hiking and working in our National Parks. Live via zoom, 7-8:30PM. Zoom link: clarkson.zoom.us/j/8224806323. Contact Daqing Hou, dhou@clarkson.edu, for more information.

Thu, Mar 18: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Trail Roads We will walk the dirt roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. Social distancing and masks are required. If trails are icy, traction devices such as micro-spikes are recommended. Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the trail head parking lot located off the “Back Hannawa Road” (CR59) between Potsdam and Hannawa Falls. From Potsdam, at the intersection of RT 11 and Clarkson Ave (County Route 59), drive south for 2.5 miles. The dirt access road to the northern parking lot is on the left just past Sweeney Road. A blue trail sign marks the entrance and the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, hebertm3308@gmail.com, 315-265-0756 for information.

Sat, Mar 20: Spring Equinox Road Walk This road walk will be 4-6 miles along one of the branches of the Grass River. We’re hoping for early spring conditions, the choice of route/distance will depend on the weather. Fairly Easy-Moderate. Contact trip leader Tom Ortmeyer, tortmeye@gmail.com, 315-244-3707.

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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
Ski into Clear Pond in White Hill in Parishville (Jan 9, 2021)
We had eight skiers, and fantastic winter conditions, for the just over 5 mile RT past the north sho ...
New Year at Higley Flow State Park (Jan 2, 2021)
Several Laurentian Chapter members enjoyed a New Year outing at Higley Flow State Park. We skied and ...
Stone Valley Trail Maintenance (Nov 7, 2020)
Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic a small crew carried out maintenance on the East Side River ...
Harpers Falls from the confluence of the Grass River (Oct 3, 2020)
Our hike started near the confluence of the Grass River North Branch with the Main Branch. We hiked ...

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Some of our favorite trails
ADK Kids Challenge

A Challenge to Encourage Hiking With Our Children
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