TRAIL WORK EVENTS
Saturday, May 19; 8:15 AM. Annual Trail Clearing Day
Help our trail adopters clear the winter blowdowns in
preparation for another busy hiking season. Expect lots of snow at higher
elevations. Meet at Ferncroft parking lot.
June 11 - 15. Crew Training Week
Our SCA crew "Boot Camp" covers training in
trail maintenance, grip hoist and rigging, low-impact camping and
wilderness first aid. These workshops are open to a limited number of
interested trail volunteers. Call 323-8827 for more information.
June 18 - August 17. Walden Trail Reconstruction
Come see, or even help, a well trained, energetic trail
crew do state of the art work. Mondays thru Wednesdays are the best times
to visit, or call 284-6686.
Saturday, July 21; 8:15 AM. NH Trails Day
The most important work we can do to protect our trails
and mountains is to maintain our drainage structures. Meet at Ferncroft
for a day of waterbar cleaning.
September 28 - 30. Sleepermania Weekend
Three days on the most remote
trail in the Sandwich Range. We’ll do the usual maintenance and maybe
have time to re-arrange some rocks. Come for a day or the whole weekend.
Call 323-8827 for details.
Saturday, October 13; 8:15 AM. Open Trail Day
Each year there’s always some maintenance
"emergency" arising that doesn’t fit into our set schedule.
What better time than a crisp, sunny (cross your fingers) autumn day to
wrap up the trail season? Meet at Ferncroft.
Saturday, May 19; 5:30 PM. Potluck BBQ
Nancy and John Boettiger will host this new addition to
our social calendar in the scenic and historic yard of the Bradbury Jewell
homestead. Call 323-8812 for details.
Friday, June 8: 5:30 PM. Welcome the SCA Crew
Don’t pass up this chance to show our trail crew how
much we appreciate their donating their summer to caring for club trails.
Cathy and John Mersfelder will host a potluck cookout at Mack Hill Farm on
Old Mail Road. 323-7793
Saturday, July 21; 5:30 PM. Potluck at Dick’s Pond
This has quickly become an annual favorite. Bring your
bathing suit. Sweaty, dirty, trail workers will be dipped and rinsed in
the pond before being allowed to mingle. There’s a fair chance a ping
pong tournament will develop after the outdoor festivities. Call Dick
Daniels at 323-8078.
Saturday, July 28; 10:30 AM. Brook Walk
A nice family-oriented excursion, this is an easy two or
three hour walk with Bob Craycraft, a watershed expert with UNH
Cooperative Extension. Bring food and drink for a brookside picnic. Meet
at Ferncroft. Call 323-8827.
Saturday, August 4; 7:00 PM. History Evening
At the Benz Center, Center Sandwich. Bring a piece of
Wonalancet history, if you have one. Roy Hammond will reminisce on times
gone by. 323-8827
Sun, August 19. Potluck in the Grove & Annual
At the chapel, as always. Festivities begin at 5:00 PM
to allow for socializing before the annual WODC business meeting at 7:00