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Sat, Jan 26: Snowshoe or Ski at Paul Smith’s VIC We will explore the trails at Paul Smiths, XC ski or snow shoe depending on conditions. The Chili Ski Fest will be happening, so plan on a chili lunch indoors and options to participate in other family fun activities. Day use fees may apply. 3-4 miles, mostly flat terrain, easy pace. Level 2. Contact Marianne Hebert 315-265-0756 or hebertm@potsdam.edu.

Sat, Feb 2: Ski to High Rock This almost 8-mile round trip ski tour begins in Wanakena and follows an old truck trail to a beautiful outlook over the Oswegatchie River. The trail is mostly level and passes several pretty beaver meadows. Participants are invited to the leader’s house for hot chocolate and cookies when we return. Level 3. Contact Holly Woodworth at 315-848-2953 or hswoodworth@gmail.com.

Sat, Feb 9: Black River Trail (snowshoe, ski or hike) Beginning in Great Bend of Rt. 3, we will follow the trail to the midway point at 3.5 miles, then return. 7 miles RT. Joint outing with the Black River Chapter. Level 3, moderate pace. Contact Linda Quackenbush 516-662-5020 or lindaq04@yahoo.com.

Sat, Feb 16: Black Pond/Long Pond Snowshoe - These two ponds near Paul Smith’s offer nice esker geology and a lean-to for a mid-hike snack. It’s 2.8 miles round trip and 365 feet of up and down. Joint outing with North Woods, Members only. Inquire with John and Susan Omohundro at adknwoutings@gmail.com.

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
Robert Moses State Park (Jan 13, 2019)
Sunny, pleasantly cold winter weather. Recent snowfall had established a good skiing surface but not ...
Snowshoe Catamount Mountain (South Colton) (Jan 12, 2019)
It was a bluebird day, with temperatures starting near zero, warming up to +7 as the day wore on. 12 ...
New Year's Day at Clarkson (Jan 1, 2019)
There was no snow at all on the ground this year. A number of people hiked around the trails, under ...
Higley Flow Snowshoe and Cookout (Dec 9, 2018)
Seven of us, and a dog, enjoyed wonderful winter conditions for about three miles of snowshoeing fol ...

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