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                           MARCH 2011 SCHEDULE

Thursday, March 31, 8:45am, FCE Hikes Begin

8+ weekly FCE hikes begin. Please call FCE at 860-404-0290 and register for Course NAT 102 "Hikes", or click here to enroll on-line.  Distances will be about 4 - 6 miles, with back-to-cars goal before 12:30pm.  Also see Hiking Notes.

First hike:
We will explore the wooded trails surrounding Ethel Walker School in Simsbury.  Meet at 8:45 at Town Forest Road.  From Rt 44 in Simsbury, travel N on Rt 167 (Bushy Hill Road). L at the Stratton Brook Rd traffic light. L onto Town Forest Road and after approx 1 mile park at the baseball field on L.  Hike will be approx 3 to 4 miles and will finish before 12. Reference: Click here.  L: Tom Iezzi

(When meeting places and hike descriptions are available for the remaining 5 hikes, they will be posted below)


Thursday, March 31, 7pm, BLT Alaska Hiking Talk, Burlington

Burlington Land Trust Annual Meeting featuring Walt Hampton: "High Peaks and Lofty Dreams; Denali: The High One. At Last!" Click here for more details. Open to the public; no charge. Refreshments will be served.  Elton Tavern on Burlington Town Green.  Ample parking west side of building.  Please pre-register with BLT president Paul Rochford, 860-276-7134 or paul@burlingtonlandtrust.org .

 

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