Hiking / Winter Activities

WE NEED A VOLUNTEER TO LEAD OUR HIKING ACTIVITIES!
Thank you to those that volunteered to start hikes in past seasons! Our club is very lucky to have energetic community minded members, and we would like to expand our Winter Season offerings.  

 Information needed:

  • Hike Name – usually location or park name, Date, Time – stick with 10:00 AM
  • Exact physical location of meeting location
  • Short Hike Description, might include trail name, points of interest, hazards
  • requiring care and/or special gear
  • Approximate mileage and completion time
  • Cancellation parameters, usually weather-related
  • Post event gathering ideas, if any

OTHER WINTER EVENTS THAT MAY BE PLANNED.

1.  Snowshoeing
2.  Cross Country Skiing
3.  Mountain Bikes Rides
4.  Ice Skating
5.  Sledding

HIKER’s TIPS

  • All participants should carry personal ID and insurance information.
  • Hikers are encouraged to partner up if unsure of capabilities.hiking trail sign
  • Hikes/ Winter Events are on Saturday or Holidays Starting Hiking 10 AM unless posted otherwise.
  • Please arrive 15 min. early to sign in and gear up.
  • Rain Cancels hikes.
  • Wear Bright Colors/Blaze Orange Recommended and REQUIRED in R. I. Sept-May 31.
  • Hikers should carry their own water bottle and snack.
  • Pack-sized first aid kits are recommended for all outdoor activities.
  • Inclusion of hiking dogs is at the discretion of that hike’s starter. Thank you for keeping Hiking dogs leashed at all times.
  • Car Pool whenever possible.
  • CPL= Commuter Parking Lot
  • TBD= To be decided.

For any unanswered questions, please contact the Starter listed at the end of that hike description.

Hiking Links: Connecticut Explorer’s Guide, free online maps and guides.
Ten Essentials For A Safe Hike www.ctwoodlands.org