HOGBACK MOUNTAIN SKI TRAIL CLEAN UP
|FRIDAY - NOVEMBER 24, 2017|
Vermont, 1 - 4 p.m.
Hogback Ski Trail Clean Up Day: Friday, Nov 24, 1-4 pm. Spend the afternoon at the Hogback Mountain Conservation Area in Marlboro, VT, getting the slopes cleaned up for do-it-yourself skiing and riding this winter. Meet at 1:00 in the parking lot on the south side of Route 9 just west of the gift shop, near the white distillery building. Bring your own favorite tool or borrow one from the Hogback stash. We'll call it a day by 4:00. See you on the mountain!
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RUN YOUR PIE OFF
|SATURDAY - NOVEMBER 25, 2017|
Williamstown, 9 a.m.
The Berkshire Fitness Center, 16 Water St., is sponsoring a 5K run and one-mile fun run to raise money to sponsor two runners to run for Mass General in the Boston Marathon. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and costs $20 per person or family.
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BOB'S WAY HISTORY HIKE
|WEDNESDAY - NOVEMBER 29, 2017|
Monterey, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cross the new bog bridging, observe the beautiful wetland, and learn about the history of this property! Difficulty: Moderate (moderate pace, moderate elevation changes) Description: This 2-mile hike highlights the history of Bob’s Way, ranging from the late 18th century to today. With its second-growth hardwood forest, stonewalls and foundations, wetlands, and old roads, Bob’s Way could be THE representative New England landscape. Please bring lunch/snack, water, and appropriate footwear. As we enter hunting season, please remember to wear your orange! Directions: From Monterey: Follow Route 23 east to the trailhead parking on the south side of the road, just before the Otis town line. If you come to the beaver ponds in Otis, turn around. Email email@example.com or call 413-499-0596 with any questions. Cross the new bog bridging, observe the beautiful wetland, and learn about the history of this property! https://www.bnrc.org/upcoming-hikes/
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FULL MOON HIKE AT HOLLOW FIELDS
|SUNDAY - DECEMBER 03, 2017|
Richmond, 5 - 7 p.m.
Explore the open fields under the full “Cold” moon! Sunday, December 3, 5:00pm-7:00pm Difficulty: Easy (easy pace, little elevation change) Description: With a headlamp or flashlight we’ll wind our way to the uppermost field and back, enjoying the 2 miles of trail and open sky! Please wear sturdy footwear, bring water and/or your beverage of choice, a snack and a flashlight or headlamp. Directions: From Great Barrington: Take Route 41 north into Richmond. After passing Route 295, Perry Peak Road will be the next left approximately one mile down the road. On Perry Peak Road, find the parking at the second red barn on the left, with a BNRC sign by the road. From Pittsfield: Get on West Housatonic Street (Route 20) heading west. Turn left onto Route 41 just before Hancock Shaker Village. After 2.5 miles turn right onto Perry Peak Road. Parking is signed, second red barn on the left. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-499-0596 with any questions.
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STEVENS GLEN HIKE
|THURSDAY - DECEMBER 07, 2017|
W. Stockbridge, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Explore one of the most dramatic ravines in the Berkshires. Thursday, December 7, 10:00am-11:30am Difficulty: Moderate (moderate pace, moderate elevation changes) Description: We’ll cross bridges over Lenox Mountain Brook, winding our way down to the dramatic ravine that is safely penetrated by stepping down to a railed platform. Bring lunch/snack, water, a warm layer and weather-appropriate footwear for this 1.2-mile hike. Please be aware of hunting season and remember to wear your orange! Directions: Carpooling is always encouraged! From the center of Lenox, take Route 183 South for 1.5 miles, passing Tanglewood. Where 183 bears left, go right on the Richmond-Lenox Rd. Continue uphill for 1.6 miles. At the top of the hill turn left onto Lenox Branch Rd. (Lenox-West Stockbridge Rd.) and go 0.6 miles. Park at a small pull-off on the right with a sign for the Glen. Email email@example.com or call 413-499-0596 with any questions.
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THE BOULDERS HIKE
|SATURDAY - DECEMBER 16, 2017|
Dalton, 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
See the new signage at The Boulders! Saturday, December 16, 10:00am-1:30pm Difficulty: Easy (easy pace, little elevation change) Description: Hike 4.5 miles through beautiful forests, complete with new trail signage and have lunch at The Boulders! Bring lunch/snack, water, a warm layer and weather-appropriate footwear. Please be aware of hunting season and remember to wear your orange! Directions: From Pittsfield, take Routes 8/9 east towards Dalton. Take a left onto Park Avenue. Take another left onto Gulf Road in about 0.5 miles. Trailhead parking is 0.25 miles ahead on the left Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-499-0596 with any questions.
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