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                                FEBRUARY 2003 SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 1, 2003,   10:30 a.m.,  AMC Hike, Huntington State Park (C3C)

Loop hike in Park.  Bring lunch & water.  Meet in Redding at Park entrance on Sunset Hill Rd., mi. from Rt 58.  If questions, call L before 9 a.m. on day of hike. L Rob Munro (203-406-9582); CL welcome.

Sunday, February 2, 2003,  10:00 a.m.,  AMC Hike, Gay City State Park (B2C)

Wooded trails, old mill site, burial ground, pond.  Meet at Park entrance on Rt.85 in Hebron.  Bad roads cancel, if doubt call L by 9 a.m. L Tom Baker (860-848-9584), CL Deb Sevieri (860-434-5036).

Tuesday, February 4, 2003,  8:45 a.m.,  "Unofficial" FCE Hike, Canton Land Trust Trail Cancelled due to weather conditions.

Meet at Simsbury Commons (junction Rts. 44 & 167) adjacent to Borders and return to cars by 11:30 am.  L: Marie Coons

Thursday, February 6, 2003,  8:45 a.m., Tunxis White-dot Trail, Burlington  (Reschedule of 1/23 cancelled hike).

Meet on Mountain Spring Rd., near Rt. 4, adjacent to fish hatchery.  Turn S off Rt. 4 about 1/2 mile W of Punch Brook Rd. blinker.  Snow shoes recommended.  Return to cars about 11:30.  L: Len Berton

Sunday, February 9, 2003,  9:30 a.m.,  AMC Hike, Salmon River Trail (B2C)

7 mi. loop.  Lunch at Day Pond State Park.  Meet at Comstock Bridge on Rt 16 in East Hampton.  Icy roads cancel; if doubt call L by 8 a.m. L Debbie Tedford (860-742-7673).

Tuesday, February 11, 2003,  8:45 a.m.,  "Unofficial" FCE Hike, Enders State Forest 

Meet at Simsbury Commons (junction Rts. 44 & 167) adjacent to Borders and return to cars about noon.  L: Marie Coons

Friday, February 14, 2003,  8:45 a.m., Birge Pond, Bristol

Meet at Sessions Woods, Burlington, on Rt. 69, 3+ miles S of Rt. 4.  Snow shoes recommended.  Return to cars about noon.  L: Len Berton

Tuesday, February 18, 2003,  8:45 a.m.,  More Tunxis White Dot Cancelled due to road and weather conditions.  Wow, what a blizzard!!

Meet at Burlington Commons (junction Rts. 4 & 69) and return to cars about noon.  Snow shoes recommended.  L: Len Berton

Thursday, February 20, 2003,  8:45 a.m., "Unofficial" FCE Hike, Roraback Wildlife Management Area 

Meet at Burlington Commons, junction Rt. 4 & 69.  We will explore some trails we have not been on in this area and should return to the cars by 11:30 am.  L: Marie Coons

Saturday, February 22, 2003,  10:30 a.m.,  AMC Hike, Devil's Den (B3C)

Hike to Vista & back.  Eat at the ledges, bring lunch & water.  Meet in Weston at Park entrance on Pent Rd., off Godfrey Rd. between Rts. 53 & 57.  If questions, call leader before 9 a.m. on hike day.  L Rob Munro (203-406-9582).

Sunday, February 23, 2003,  9:30 a.m.,  AMC Hike, Winter Hike on Sleeping Giant (B2-3B)

6-8 mi. Meet in Sleeping Giant State Park parking lot, opposite Quinnipiac University on Mt. Carmel Ave. in Hamden. Dogs welcome. Trails chosen depend on weather conditions. Rain or slippery driving cancels; if doubt call L by 8:30 a.m. Ls Anne Maio (203-734-3844) and Lynn Reid (203-225-6192).

Tuesday, February 25, 2003,  8:45 a.m.,  "Unofficial" FCE Hike, Canton Land Trust Trail (Reschedule of 2/4 cancelled hike)

Meet at Simsbury Commons (junction Rts. 44 & 167) adjacent to Borders and return to cars by 11:30 am.  L: Marie Coons

Thursday, February 27, 2003,  8:45 a.m., More Tunxis White Dot (Reschedule of 2/18 cancelled hike)

Meet at Burlington Commons (junction Rts. 4 & 69) and return to cars about noon.  Snow shoes recommended.  L: Len Berton

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Legend: AMC=Appalachian Mountain Club, AT=Appalachian Trail, BLT=Burlington Land Trust, CFPA= CT Forest & Park Assn., CL=Co-leader, CPL=Commuter Parking Lot or Carpool, CWB=CFPA's CT Walk Book, FCE=Farmington Continuing Education, L=Leader,  LH=Local Hike, PSF=Peoples State Forest, SC=Sierra Club, SG=Sleeping Giant Park Assoc., U=unofficial