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Sun, Nov 25: Rescheduled from Nov 17 Jenkins Mountain We will look for a nice fall day to climb Jenkins Mountain, starting from the Paul Smiths VIC parking lot. 9 Miles round trip, 900 foot elevation gain. Contact Tom Ortmeyer 315-244-3707, tortmeye@gmail.com for details and necessary gear. Level 4: Strenuous.

Sat, Dec 1: Mac Johnson Wildlife Area Short easy walk/hike to explore this small preserve near Brockville, Ontario. Less than 3 miles, no climbing. Level 1. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296 or johnbarron@sympatico.ca.

Sun, Dec 9: 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 Beaver Pond Lean-To. I’ll supply the hot dogs and hot chocolate. Level 1, Easy. Contact Blair Madore, madorebf@potsdam.edu or 315-261-0751.

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
EAP Leadership Training Clinic (Nov 10, 2018)
A morning session of a couple of hours at the SUNY Potsdam Fireside Lounge comprised planning, prepa ...
Outing Leadership Clinic (Oct 27, 2018)
We spent the morning indoors going over trip planning and publicity, answering requests to participa ...
Red Sandstone Hike (Oct 21, 2018)
We started in Hannawa Falls at the trail head and continued North along the river. It was 37 degree ...
Trail Maintenance Weekend (Oct 18-21, 2018)
A large turnout of volunteers, including many students from SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Canton, made major ...

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