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Wed, Jul 18: Evening paddle in Madrid We’ll meet at 5pm for an evening paddle upstream from the Municipal park in Madrid. Rental kayaks may be available. Level 2. Contact Tom Ortmeyer, 315-244-3707, tortmeye@gmail.com for details.

Sun, Jul 29: Azure Mountain Centennial Celebration Join the Azure Mountain Friends and community in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the fire tower. Meet on the summit at 10:00am for reading and speeches. Refreshments and raffle drawing at 2:00pm in Saint Regis Falls.  For details: azuremountain.org/ (Not an ADK event).

Sat, Aug 4: Silver Lake Mountain and Bog Silver Lake Mountain is an easy “Kids on the Trail” hike, about 2 miles RT and 700ft elevation gain. The nearby bog, includes a boardwalk though a variety of habitats and a trail to a 200 foot bluff overlooking Silver Lake, 2.5 miles RT, ~200 foot elevation gain. Total miles 5.5, elevation gain 900ft, option to do either or both legs. Level 2, Fairly easy. Contact Marianne Hebert hebertm@potsdam.edu, 315-265-0756.

Sat, Aug 11: Debar Pond Paddle & Picnic with optional bushwhack up Baldface We can carry through the lodge campus, about 0.2 mi. The pond is less than a mile long so some may wish to bushwhack Baldface (less than a mile, but 1,000 ft gain) in search of blueberries and summit views. We can swim and picnic at the lodge beach. Co-listed with North Woods chapter. Members only. Limit 12 boats. John Omohundro, adknwoutings@gmail.com.

More Laurentian Chapter events

All-Club Outing Calendar listing all outings from all chapters. If our chapter isn’t going there soon, another chapter may be.

Previous Outings
Hike to OK Slip Falls and the Hudson River Gorge (Jun 24, 2018)
14 of us headed out from the Rte. 28 trailhead to OK Slip Falls. We enjoyed the hike as the trail w ...
Hike around Massawepie Lake (Jun 2, 2018)
A cloudy morning evolved into a beautiful sunny afternoon. The trails were a bit muddy, and we were ...
Haystack of Ray Brook (May 26, 2018)
Under a borderline weather forecast, several people cancelled out hours before the trip. Two of us m ...
Cycling in Ottawa (May 20, 2018)
We postponed one day on account of rain. The new day started cool and very windy, and improved to wa ...

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