Event List Archive

Wed, Dec 8: Executive Committee Meeting 6:30 pm, via zoom. Contact David Katz, chair@adklaurentian.org, 315-386-4393 for details.

Thu, Dec 9: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Trail Roads 7:30 a.m. We will walk the dirt access roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. If the roads 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 brown “trail parking” sign marks the entrance to the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, membership@adklaurentian.org, 315-265-0756 for information.

Sat, Dec 11: Higley Flow State Park Annual Ski/Snowshoe/Hike and Cookout Bring your kids, their grandparents, and your dogs to this annual early winter event. We’ll choose ski, snowshoe, or hike depending on conditions and do 2-3 miles followed by a cookout at a lean-to. I provide hot chocolate, hot dogs and fixings. Bring a snack to share if you wish. Contact Blair Madore, secretary@adklaurentian.org, 315-261-0751.

Thu, Dec 16: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Trail Roads 7:30 a.m. We will walk the dirt access roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. If the roads 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 brown “trail parking” sign marks the entrance to the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, membership@adklaurentian.org, 315-265-0756 for information.

Sat, Dec 18: Sugar Island Hike/Snowshoe Near-solstice afternoon hike on the Sugar Island portion of the Red Sandstone Trail. Depending on conditions, microspikes or snowshoes may be required. Contact Tom Ortmeyer for details, trustee@adklaurentian.org, 315-244-3707.

Thu, Dec 23: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Trail Roads 7:30 a.m. We will walk the dirt access roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. If the roads 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 brown “trail parking” sign marks the entrance to the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, membership@adklaurentian.org, 315-265-0756 for information.

Tue, Dec 28: Catamount at Carry This little mountain once had a ski tow. Rock ledges offer views north over the reservoirs on the Raquette River. We will snowshoe off Route 56 for an elevation gain of 500 feet. 3 miles RT. If the group is willing, we could add some bushwhacking or side-trips. Co-listed with North Woods Chapter. Group limit 8. Members only. John and Susan Omohundro, adknwoutings@gmail.com.