Come learn a bit about regional geology while walking down to Pitcher Brook. Along the way we'll get a basic introduction to the different types of rocks and how they form, followed by a closer inspection and discussion of the rocks exposed near the falls. If there's time, we'll stop to visit a glacial erratic on the way back, taking a quick look at the more recent geologic history of the area.
We will be having a yurt build day on Aug. 19.
Food will be provided. We will also have some accommodations available if you would like to stay over. The yurt will provide housing for our soon to be resident caretaker Nate.
Registration is now open for the Second Annual Outdoor Festival at Noble View Outdoor Center!
635 S. Quarter Rd., Russell, Mass. 01071.
Saturday, August 26, 10am to 4pm.
The event is FREE—Sponsored by The Appalachian Mountain Club Berkshire Chapter and Noble View Outdoor Center. But--Please register to help us plan the right amount of food for the BBQ lunch.
Whether or not you have much experience yet with AMC, we’d like to invite you to the upcoming Young Members (20s/30s) Leadership Training Weekend at Cardigan Lodge in New Hampshire. Hosted by AMC staff and experienced volunteers, you’ll spend the weekend with other Young Members across AMC, from Maine to Virginia. “Classroom” time is spent at the hall and on the trail, and during evening socials you can sit with the group by the fire with a guitar or find an Adirondack chair with a view.
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Join Appalachian Trail hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, members of the community and government officials to celebrate Dalton’s Designation as an Appalachian Trail Community with morning hikes -- including a family friendly hike, an Appalachian Trail work project, followed by music, activities and a potluck lunch. Bring a dish to share.
Maine Trails view The ATC will hold its biennial conference August 4-11, 2017 at Colby College.
This event features more than 240 hikes, numerous workshops, and excursions to local areas of interest. Each evening offers exciting adventure presentations and stellar entertainment. The event draws people from around the world, but primarily from locations along the Appalachian Trail.
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Meet fellow hikers, learn about the Berkshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club and how to join us on the trail, or on paddling or mountaineering outings. The speaker will be Bess Dillman, longtime hike leader and nature lover, who will give a presentation with photos on Berkshire County trails—the many options: variety of terrains, habitats, special features, lengths and difficulties.
Members, new members, and prospective members welcome! Bring a dish to share.