Adirondack Mountain Club hosting several outings in St. Lawrence County
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 11:25 am

The Laurentian Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) welcomes the public to join them on upcoming outings.

Monday, Jan. 1 -- New Year's Day Potluck and Outing. Spend the afternoon walking, snowshoeing or skiing with ADK Laurentian Chapter members. Outdoor activities start at 2 p.m. and continue all afternoon until dark, snacks about 4 p.m. Bring simple snacks to share. Adirondack Lodge at Clarkson University. Contact Tom Wheeler at 315-386-2482 or [email protected].

Saturday, Jan. 6 -- Robert Moses State Park. ADK Laurentian Chapter outing. Trails suitable for both skiing and snowshoeing and we hope to do a little of both. Bring lunch to enjoy indoors at brand new Nature Center. Beginners and children welcome, and instruction available. Snowshoes and skis available for loan on site. Very easy. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296 or [email protected].

Saturday, Jan. 27 -- Snowshoe Wellesley Island State Park. With ADK Laurentian Chapter. We will explore the trails and visit the newly renovated Nature Center. Bring lunch. 3-6 miles RT. Easy to moderate. Contact Marianne Hebert at 315-265-0756 or [email protected].

Sunday, Feb. 11 -- Great Camp Santanoni. With ADK Laurentian Chapter. Ten miles round trip over mostly flat ground. We’ll ski this classic route to the Great Camp where we’ll cook a hot lunch on our backpacking stove. Strenuous. Contact Blair Madore at 315-261-0751 or [email protected].

Saturday, Feb. 17 -- Skiing on the Peavine Swamp trail. With ADK Laurentian Chapter. Several possible loops allow us to adapt the route to the weather and snow conditions. Easy to moderate. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296 or [email protected].

Sunday, Feb 25 -- Snowshoe Hike to Harper Falls. With ADK Laurentian Chapter. Four to six miles round trip, and mostly flat. Fairly Easy. Contact Tom Ortmeyer at 315-244-3707 or [email protected]

Saturday, March 10 -- Bear Mountain Snowshoe or hike. With ADK Laurentian Chapter. Good views of Cranberry Lake. Approximately 5.5 miles RT, leisurely pace. Elevation gain 677 feet. Moderate. Contact Marianne Hebert 315-265-0756 or [email protected].

Saturday, March 17 -- Snowshoeing to Trombley Landing. With ADK Laurentian Chapter. 3.5 miles RT to a lean-to beside the Raquette River near Tupper Lake. Beginners and children welcome. Easy. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296 or [email protected].

Sunday, March 25 -- Tupper Triad. Join ADK Laurentian Chapter as we attempt to snowshoe all three small mountains (Goodman, Coney and Arab) that form this challenge. Together, that is 7.6 miles and about 1700 feet of ascent. Participants can opt out after the first or second hike. Contact Blair Madore 315-261-0751, or email [email protected].

For more information, or to register for a particular event, contact the leader/organizer for that event.

For more information about the overall program or about the ADK, contact Marianne Hebert at 315-265-0756 or [email protected].