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                           JUNE 2010 SCHEDULE

Tuesday, June 1, 7am, FCE - U, Vermont AT continuation cancelled due to weather


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Meet in the parking lot of the International Skating Center, Rt. 10, Simsbury, to carpool to Vermont to continue north on the AT. We will hike 10+ miles in the Stratton-Manchester area. Pack plenty of water, snacks, lunch, insect repellant, sunblock, etc. for this long day (although the elevation profile looks tame). Anticipate returning to Simsbury after 8 pm. L: Marie Coons

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 5. 9:30 a.m., BLT, CT Trails Day, Tunxis Trail, Burlington

 
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This pleasant 4.6-mile loop goes through "Devilís Kitchen," which is a beautiful box canyon on the orange-dot section of the Blue-Blazed Tunxis Trail. There are a few steep sections, so hikers should be in fit condition. Meet at Scoville Road pullout (off Route 69), opposite Lamson Corner Cemetery (2.1 mi. S of Rt 4). Heavy rain cancels (check www.cthikes.com early Saturday morning). Rain date: June 6, 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration is NOT NECESSARY. CWB map TU-3b. L: Karen Geitz

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 8, 8:30am, FCE - U, Macedonia Brook State Park, Kent, CT

Meet in the parking lot of Ocean State Job Lot, Canton (note earlier time) to car pool to this hike. We will do about 5-6 miles, so bring lunch and plenty of water. Anticipate returning to Canton around 3 pm. L: Marie Coons

 

 

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