When:
Saturday, Jan 04, 2020 9:30a -
4:30p

Where:
Alewife Cambridge, MA 02140, USA
Alewife
Cambridge, MA 02140

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Admission:
Unknown

Categories:
< 21, Date Idea, Meetup, Social Good, Sports & Active Life

Event website:
https://p.ridj-it.com/app/trips-search?id=41392

This day-hike will include two out-and-back hikes near Manchester, VT. The first is Lye Brook Falls. Lye Book Falls Trail is a 4.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Manchester Center, Vermont that features the tallest waterfall in Vermont. The second is Prospect Rock Trail. Propsect Rock Trail is a 3.1 mile out and back trail located near Manchester Center, Vermont that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate.


See trails here:


Lye Brook Falls Trail: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/vermont/lye-brook-falls-trail


Prospect Rock Trail: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/vermont/prospect-rock-trail


When done, we can grab a bite to eat around Manchester is folks are interested.


PREVIOUS WINTER HIKING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. I am there to enjoy the hike and not serve as your guide. Since this is a winter hike, proper gear is a must. Let me know if you have any questions.


WHAT TO BRING*:


1. Map, Compass or GPS


2. Sunscreen, Lip balm and Sunglasses


3. Proper clothing and outer wear


- Waterproof, winter-hiking boots


- Snowshoes (I will confirm this and depends on the trail conditions)


- Microspikes


- Gaiters


- Water-resistant or waterproof pants. Thermal layer if necessary.


- Non-cotton base layer (preferable wool or synthetic).


- Non-cotton, breathable mid-layer


- Water-resistant or waterproof hard/soft shell jacket


- Hat


- Gloves


4. Headlamp or flashlight (plus spare batteries)


5. First-aid supplies


6. Matches or lighter, Waterproof container, Fire starter (for emergency survival fire)


7. Repair kit and tools (Knife or multi-tool)


8. Lunch and snacks + extra day's supply of food


9. 2-3 liters of water that won't freeze. (Insulated water bottle or other method)


10. Emergency shelter (Tent, tarp, bivy or reflective blanket)


There will be a gear check for this hike at the pick-up location and at the trail head if you're a non-carpooler. If you don't have the gear, you will not be allowed to join the hike. No exceptions!

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