Balsam Lake Mountain | Sunday, March 4, 9:30 AM

BLM winterThis great hike will begin on Mill Brook Rd. and follow the Dry Brook Ridge Trail to the BLM summit with its iconic fire tower. The hike will continue, completing the loop and returning to the starting point. Expect rewarding views and hope for a good base to permit snowshoeing.

Event Duration:  7 miles, 6 hours

Level of Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult

Leader(s): Deanna Felicetta

Bring: Full winter equipment is required: snowshoes, traction devices such as Microspikes, crampons may be needed. Dress in layers of moisture wicking clothing and wool. Wear good hiking boots. Gaiters and poles are highly recommended. Bring plenty of water, snacks, lunch.

Registration required by Thursday, March 1.  Register by contacting the leader. See below.

Group size is limited to 12, so register early.

Dogs allowed: Yes, only with permission of event leader

Additional Information: Bad weather cancels. Leave your phone number for updates from the leader.

Questions about this event can be directed to:  felicetta.deanna@ gmail.com. NO email after WED before hike. Thereafter call 845- 216-2021. Leave email and phone number.

Driving Directions: From SR 28 in Arkville, turn South on Dry Brook Rd. Drive 6 miles to Millbrook Rd. and turn left. Go about 2 miles to parking area on the right.

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