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                           FEBRUARY 2008 SCHEDULE

Tuesday, February 5, 9:30am, LH, Great Pond SF, Simsbury postponed to 2/12 due to the weather

Meet at the Great Pond SF parking lot, off Great Pond Rd. NW of Hopbrook/Laurel Lane.  We can walk around the pond.  Bring traction devices and snowshoes since the trail conditions are uncertain at this time of year.  Besides circling the pond, there are other side trails, so we can probably hike till about noon.  Click here for map & description. Bring water and a snack.  Bad road or extreme cold cancels (check here morning of hike).  L: Len Berton

Tuesday, February 12, 9:30am, LH, Great Pond SF, Simsbury cancelled due to weather - 16F with snow is too cold to enjoy

Meet at the Great Pond SF parking lot, off Great Pond Rd. NW of Hopbrook/Laurel Lane.  We can walk around the pond.  Bring traction devices and snowshoes since the trail conditions are uncertain at this time of year.  Besides circling the pond, there are other side trails, so we can probably hike till about noon.  Click here for map & description. Bring water and a snack.  Bad road or extreme cold cancels (check here morning of hike).  L: Len Berton

Sunday, February 17, 1:30pm. SG, Winter Tree Identification Hike

All hikes are open to the public. Hike will leave from the bulletin board at the Sleeping Giant Park entrance on the north side of Mt. Carmel Avenue in northern Hamden, about 0.5 mile east of Whitney Avenue. Hikers should wear comfortable, supportive shoes and bring snacks and water, as desired. No pets, please.

Tuesday, February 19, 9:30am, LH, Great Pond SF, Simsbury

Meet at the Great Pond SF parking lot, off Great Pond Rd. NW of Hopbrook/Laurel Lane.  We can walk around the pond.  Bring traction devices and snowshoes since the trail conditions are uncertain at this time of year.  Besides circling the pond, there are other side trails, so we can probably hike till about noon.  Click here for map & description. Bring water and a snack.  Bad road or extreme cold cancels (check here morning of hike).  L: Len Berton

 

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