Northville Placid Trail Chapter Offers Robust Winter Program

– Diana Niland: NPT Chapter Outings Chair

Join the NPT Chapter on one of 9 winter hikes that are being offered between now and the end of the winter season. Programming include guided hikes of all the mountains that make up the Saranac 6er challenge, all in official winter season.

Other exciting trips are available that range from hikes for beginners who want to learn more about winter snowshoeing in the safety of a group, to an advanced, multi-day section hike on the Northville-Placid Trail from Long Lake to Lake Placid.

For details or to sign up, please go to the Outings Calendar and click on the event that interests you for more details and trip leader contact information to sign up.

Click here to view calendar.

Activities offered are as follows:

Date, Activity, Distance Rating

Saturday, 12/17 Spruce Mountain Fire Tower 3 mi C

Thursday to Sunday, 1/5-8 Long Lake to Lake Placid ~40 mi A+

Saturday, 1/15 Mount Jo 2 mi C/C+

Monday, 1/16 Redstone Trail tba tba

Saturday, 2/18 MacKenzie and Haystack* 12.5 A

Sunday, 2/19 Haystack* 6.6 B

Saturday, 2/25 Scarface* 6.8 B

Saturday, 3/4 Baker* 1.8 C

Sunday, 3,5 Ampersand* 5.4 B

 

*denotes Saranac 6er

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