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Sat, Oct 5: Charleston Lake Provincial Park In Ontario, one hour from Ogdensburg bridge. Several short loops of 1 to 3 km for a total of about 7 km (4 miles). Participants can do one or more loops as they like. No elevation gain. Level 1-2. Pace slow. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296 or johnbarron@sympatico.ca.

Fri, Oct 11 - Mon, Oct 14: Columbus Day Weekend in the High Peaks The Long Island chapter invites all ADK members to join them for their 42nd annual Columbus Day weekend based at Adirondack Loj. Details: www.adkli.org/outing/42nd-annual-columbus-day-weekend-in-the-adirondack-high-peaks/.

Sat, Oct 12: Cycling the Essex Chain Fat tire (recommended) or hybrid tire cycling on fair woods roads in the Essex Chain of Lakes Complex near Newcomb. Carpool from Potsdam or meet at a Newcomb location TBA at 10 AM, then cycle 10-12 miles on woods roads around Deer Pond and on to Jackson Pond. Views of Deer, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Jackson ponds. Bring lunch, water and repair kit. Bright clothing items recommended. This is not an off-road mountain-biking trip and the pace will be slow. Contact Dick Mooers, rmooers@twcny.rr.com or 315-854-4186.

Sat, Oct 19: Hitchens Pond Walk We’ll start just west of Horsehoe Lake, which lies south of Tupper Lake, onto a gated old road that winds through marsh and forest for 2.4 miles to Hitchens Pond, where once A. A. Low ran his maple sugar, spring water, and logging empire. After lunch, we’ll return the same way. Little elevation change. Bad weather day on Sunday. A joint outing with North Woods chapter. Contact by Thursday for meeting time and place: John and Susan Omohundro, adknwoutings@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
Big Pine and Lost Pond Loop (September 7, 2019)
The forecast was cloudy then rain, so we opted for an early start. The hike to the "big pine" was pl ...
East Branch St Regis River Paddle (August 24, 2019)
This paddle is not often on the chapter schedule, so it was new to some in the party. It enjoys rela ...
Southville State Forest Hike (June 8, 2019)
Summer finally arrived, so we had a warm, sunny and cloudless day to explore the trails. We expected ...
Cycling in Eastern Ontario (May 26, 2019)
We postponed to Sunday, trading a day of heavy rain and storms for one of perfect cycling weather. O ...

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